Jacob Tyler Roberts is the unidentified gunman from Clackamas Town Center shooting who killed two people in Oregon Mall and shot himself moments later according to Police Investigations into the incident. However the motive behind these killings couldn’t be ascertained by the police till now and it remains unexplained as to why Roberts (22) opened fire in the mall.
“At this time we do not understand the motive of this attack except to say there is no apparent relationship between the suspect and his victims,” said Craig Roberts, Clackamas County Sheriff.
The suspects home in Portland at 7324 South East 84th Ave. and his car, a 1996 has been checked thoroughly by the investigators for clues. Police said that they are not yet ready to share the details of what was found during the search operation.
The shooter came to the Oregon Mall wearing a black hockey mask and a load bearing vest with semi-automatic AR-15 rifle in his hands and many fully-loaded magazines. The rifle brought in by the shooter was however stolen by the shooter from someone he knew.