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Oregon School Shooter Jared Michael Padgett: Everything You Need To Know About Him Including The Warning Signs That He Was Dangerous

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We're learning many more details about the teenage student who police say was the lone gunman in an Oregon school shooting this week. Below, find all of the latest details on Jared Michael Padgett and this tragic event:

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Oregon School Shooting Suspect Was Only 15 - New Information About His Identity, His Plan To Kill, & The Heroic Teacher Who Stopped Him

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The boy who walked into an Oregon school and began shooting yesterday was only 15 years old, according to police.

Authorities have identified Jared Michael Padgett as the lone suspect. The teenage boy shot and killed fellow student Emilio Hoffman, 14, in the locker room of Reynolds High in the town of Troutdale, just 15 miles outside of Portland.

Padgett then exchanged gunfire with police before turning his weapon on himself.

And while the motive for his heinous crime remains unclear, officials are now saying Padgett was heavily armed. He arrived at his school with a rifle, a handgun, nine magazines capable of holding several hundred rounds of ammunition, a vest to carry all of his extra ammo, and a multi-sport camouflage helmet.

Experts say many more lives could have been lost but

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Slender Man Creator Releases Heartfelt Statement After Child's Brutal Stabbing In Wisconsin

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So sad.

The creator of Slender Man, Eric Knudsen, has released a statement on his thoughts about the case where two 12-year-old girls stabbed another girl 19 times.

The two 12-year-old girls claimed they were acting as "proxies" for Slender Man, and had hoped to join the fictional character in a mansion after their premeditated murder attempt.

Thankfully the victim survived the ordeal, but the case and the Slender Man character have gripped the nation as people try to wrap their heads around what really happened.

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Two Heroic Firefighters Tragically Fall Hand-In-Hand To Their Deaths While Battling An Apartment Blaze

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Such a tragic story today out of China after two firefighters were killed while battling a high-rise apartment fire.

Qian Lingyun, 23, and Liu Jie, 20, were trying to put out the blaze on the 13th floor when an explosion sent Liu over the edge of a balcony. Qian was able to grab his hand and tried to save him but was unable to pull him to safety.

The two men fell hand-in-hand to the ground below.

So sad.

Fire brigade spokesman Jian Ku spoke afterwards about the code these two brave men lived by, saying:

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The Crew Might Go To Prison! South Korean Ferry That Sank And Lost Hundreds Of Lives Has Inept Staff To Blame!

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How can this be?!?

Officials are saying that the first call for help from a sinking South Korean ferry came not from the crew but from a frightened boy who used his cell phone to alert authorities that the boat was in distress!

The teen dialed the country’s emergency number and reportedly told dispatchers:

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At Least 12 Die On Mount Everest After Deadliest Avalanche In The Peak’s History

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Twelve people are dead and four more remain missing after an avalanche rocked the side of Mount Everest this morning.

The Nepalese guides had traveled ahead of a group of hikers to set ropes into place when the deadly snow disaster suddenly occurred.

Reports are that they were at an elevation of

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Boston Stops To Remember The Marathon Bombings On The One Year Anniversary Of That Tragic Day

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A steady rain showered down on Boston throughout most of today’s tributes marking the anniversary of last year’s Marathon bombings.

Former Mayor Tom Menino was joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Governor Deval Patrick at an event held near the finish line where the blasts occurred. Speaking to a crowd of survivors, first responders and family members of those killed, Menino said:

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