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  • Leslie King, right and Tenille Beseda place flowers Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at the entrance to the scene of a multiple shooting yesterday at Clackamas Town Center Mall in Portland, Ore. A gunman who opened fire on shoppers at the mall had no connection to the two people he fatally shot and wanted to kill as many people as possible, police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

    Man accused in Ore. mall shooting wanted to travel

    To police and witnesses, Jacob Tyler Roberts was a gunman on a mission, shooting numerous rounds from a semiautomatic rifle as he stalked through a Portland mall, ultimately killing two people and seriously injuring another. To Roberts' shocked friends and family, he was just Jake, a happy, easygoing 22-year-old who liked video games and talked about moving to Hawaii.

  • Law enforcement personnel work the scene of a shooting at the Clackamas Town Center in Portland, Ore. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. A gunman is dead after opening fire in the Portland, Ore., area shopping mall Tuesday, killing two people and wounding another, sheriff's deputies said. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Bruce Ely)

    Police: Oregon mall shooter used stolen rifle

    The gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen rifle from someone he knew, authorities said Wednesday.

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