Jacob Tyler Roberts Identified as Gunman in Clackamas Town Center Mall Shooting

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Jacob Tyler Roberts Identified as Gunman in Clackamas Town Center Mall Shooting

The Clackamas County sheriff has identified the Clackamas Town Center Mall shooter as Jacob Tyler Roberts, born March 16, 1990.  Steve Forsyth was one of the victims, and 15 year old Kristina Shevchenko was wounded. No motive for the shooting has been released. Police say he appeared to  have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The second shooting victim has been identified as Cindy Ann Yuille.

The sheriff said Jacob Tyler Roberts stole the semi-automatic rifle , an AR-15, from someone he knew and he was wearing a load-bearing vest and a hockey-style face mask. There was no connection between Roberts and the victims.

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 Jacob Tyler Roberts Identified as Gunman in Clackamas Town Center Mall Shooting
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.