(OREGONLIVE) — Jared Padgett's family knew him as happy, chatty person who was quick to hug, full of love and had a goal in life, unlike many teenagers.
They never imagined he would lug weapons to school, kill a fellow student, injure a teacher and then take his own life.
That was not who he was.
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"Everybody loved him," said Stephanie Fields, an aunt. "The Jared we knew and loved was not the Jared of Tuesday morning. Everybody is devastated."