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In US Police identifies Umpqua Community College shooter

According to Huffington Post, Mercer entered the college, ready to kill, with three handguns and one assault weapon.

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Sorrow filled the air, as news of a mass shooting, and death of about 10 students of the Umpqua Community College, Oregon, hit the airwaves.

News just in, says the police has identified the shooter. He is 26 year old Chris Harper Mercer.

According to Huffington Post, Mercer entered the college, ready to kill, with three handguns and one assault weapon.

Read Gunman kills 10 people, injures 20 at Umpqua Community College

Huffington Post, also reports that Douglas County Sheriff, John Hanlin refused to reveal the killer's identity, saying "I will not name the shooter."

Adding that "I will not give him the credit he probably sought prior to this horrific and cowardly act."

Investigations are still on-going.

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