Oregon college shooting suspect Chris Harper-Mercer is seen in an undated photo taken from his Myspace account.  Photograph: Reuters

A heavily armed gunman who shot to death an English professor and eight others in an Oregon community college classroom was identified on Friday as a(...)

America’s latest mass shooting, which left ten people dead in Roseburg, Oregon, followed the familiar pattern of a troubled young man murdering innoce(...)

The apartment building where gunman Chris Harper-Mercer lived, in Roseburg, Oregon. Seven guns and a stockpile of ammunition were found at his apartment. Photograph: Rich Pedroncelli/AP.

The Oregon gunman who carried out an execution-style massacre at a college classroom had a cache of 13 weapons, body armour and ammunition, authoritie(...)

US president Barack Obama delivers a statement after the Oregon shooting. Newsweek said that in 2013 alone, 33,636 people in the US were killed by gun violence, more than all Americans killed inside the country by terrorists in the last 14 years. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

In his impassioned plea on Thursday in the wake of the Oregon school shooting for changes to American gun laws, US president Barack Obama laid down a (...)

A candlelight vigil at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg: children as young as nine can enrol in youth hunting programmes in the town. Photograph: Steve Dipaola/Reuters.

As the media descended on the site of the latest US mass shooting, residents of the small town of Roseburg, Oregon, were struggling to make sense of t(...)

Crime scene tape limits access to Umpqua Community College on October 2nd, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon, a day after  Chris Harper Mercer carried out a mass shooting there. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Chris Harper Mercer, the man identified as the gunman in the killings at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, on Thursday, was a withdrawn y(...)

US president Barack Obama leaves the podium after speaking on the shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, at the White House. Photograph: Kevin Dietsch/EPA

US president Barack Obama angrily said on Thursday America had made a “political choice” to allow mass shootings like the one in Oregon to occur and b(...)

US president Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in press briefing room at the White House in Washington, while discussing the mass  shooting at the community college in Oregon. Photograph: AP

US president Barack Obama put words to the desperation of millions of Americans – and the despair of the rest of the world – on Thursday night after a(...)

Screen grab of  Chris Harper-Mercer’s MySpace page featuring pro-IRA propaganda. 1:02

The gunman who killed nine people and injured seven others at a community college in southwest Oregon in the US has been named as Chris Harper-Mercer (...)

At least seven  people were killed and another 20 wounded at a shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon. Photograph: Twitter

A gunman opened fire on Thursday at a community college in Oregon in the US, killing 9 people and wounding some 7 others before he was shot to death b(...)