Obama set to visit Oregon Friday to meet with Umpqua shooting victims' families
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses a news conference in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Barack Obama will travel to Roseburg, Oregon, on Friday to meet privately with the families of the victims of the recent mass shooting there, a White House official said on Monday.


The official said further details on the president's trip would be made available in the coming days.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Eric Beech)