Oregon Shooter Ranted About Lack Of Girlfriend

The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was “crazy” and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official says. The official—who is familiar with the ongoing investigation but wasn’t authorized to speak publicly—also says the mother of 26-year-old gunman Christopher Harper-Mercer has told investigators he was struggling with some mental health issues. Harper-Mercer complained in writings about not having a girlfriend, and he seemed to feel like he was very rational while others around him were not, the official says. He wrote something to the effect of: “Other people think I’m crazy, but I’m not. I’m the sane one,” the official says. The writings were a couple of pages long. Read more on Newser…