The gunman who opened fire at a Christian college in Oakland has been identified as 43-year-old One Goh. It was previously reported that he was a former nursing student.

Mr Goh is believed to be an Oakland resident, said police chief Jordan during Monday evening's press conference.

He estimated it would take a few days "to put the pieces together", adding: "We do not have a motive."

Five of Goh's victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others have since died at the hospital.

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