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Shooter: 'I'm the kind of person who's going to do what I want'

by: COURTESY OF CCSO - Jacob Tyler Roberts of Lents was the suspect in Tuesday afternoon's shooting deaths at Clackamas Town Center.Jacob Tyler Roberts, the 22-year-old identified as the Clackamas Town Center mall shooter, likes shooting, sushi, “Goodfellas” and The Beatles.

So says his Facebook page, which on Wednesday morning gave a glimpse into his life as a typical — or not-so-typical young adult.

He’s posted photos of himself at the shooting range, as well as getting burned by a cigarette on his earlobe.

“I'm the kind of person that is going to do what I want,” Roberts wrote in his Facebook bio. “There is no reason for another person to tell you what to do, I'm the conductor of my choo choo train.”

Roberts also jokes that he’s an alcoholic and calls himself an adrenaline junkie as well as a “pretty funny person that takes sarcasm to the max.”

Roberts’ other “likes” include: the Beastie Boys, the bands The Devil Wears Prada, Yelawolf and Rusko; movies including “Requiem for a Dream,” “Across the Universe” and “Goodfellas;” and popular TV shows including “South Park,” “Family Guy,” “Tosh.0,” “Dexter” and “Breaking Bad.”

For books, he writes: “I dont (sic) read.”

His other interests include shooting, sushi, BMX, camping, sleeping, hanging out with friends, spending money, and rafting. He was a baseball fan; his team was the Pittsburgh Pirates

Roberts’ friend, Ashley Meyer of Milwaukie, posted Roberts’ Facebook profile picture as her own on Wednesday, with the message: “RIP Jake! 3-6-1990 - 12-11-2012.” Her comment reads: “Despite all that I've been thru, the one thing I know, is watching someone you love hurt so much, absolutely kills me. I would give the world to take your place and see you happy.”

Here is Roberts’ full Facebook bio: “Hey what's up guys my names Jake and I'm an alcoholic... Lol just kidding. If you were to ask someone that knows me they would probably say that I am a pretty funny person that takes sarcasm to the max. I'm the kind of person that is going to do what I want. There is no reason for another person to tell you what to do, I'm the conductor of my choo choo train. I may be young but I have lived one crazy life so far. My friends are my family and I don't think that will ever change. I have done a lot for myself in the past year some good and some bad but I still press on. I like hanging out with my friends and having a good time maybe get a little drunk every now and then. I like to think of myself as a bit of an adrenaline junkie... Yup that's right I'm a junkie lol. But I'm just looking to meet new people and see the world. Right now I work at the most badass gyro shop in town. I am one of the few people that can say I love my job and actually mean it. But if you want to know more about me send me a message. What's up let's party.”