Oregon Shooter a Black Muslim?

Chris Harper Mercer, 26, has been identified as the gunman who killed nine people on Thursday at Umpqua Community College inRoseburg, Oregon, according to news reports.

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Mercer was killed in a shootout with Douglas County sheriff’s deputies, according to Sheriff John Hanlin.

Mercer reportedly was not a student at the college. The New York Times, quoting law enforcement officials, reported that he lived in the Roseburg area.

Mercer reportedly demanded to know the religions of those around him before opening fire.

Four guns — three handguns and a long gun — were reportedly found at the scene.

Mercer still has a Myspace up,with two connections, a man and a woman. The man, Mahmoud Ali Ehsani, appears to have a great passion for Islamists, posting multiple picturesof ‘Mujahadin’ from every country with Islamic terrorists and saying ‘kill the Jews’.

According to a student at Umpqua, Mercer demanded to know his victims’ religions before killing them.

The MySpace page features a photo of Harper-Mercer holding a gun and smiling into the camera. The profile includes images of pro-Irish Republican Army propaganda.

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