BREAKING NEWS: Multiple shots fired at Portland, Ore.-area shopping mall
Breaking News: Officials: Shooter 'Neutralized'
Shots were fired Tuesday afternoon at a mall in Portland, Ore., and there were reports of injuries, according to NBC station KGW.
The Oregonian newspaper said that one of its sports columnists was in the mall and reported that dozens of shots were fired in the food court near the Macy's at the Clackamas Town Center around 3:20 p.m.
KGW.com reported that three people were shot and that the shooter was wearing a hockey mask, but it did not cite a source for the information.A woman who answered the phone at Chipotle in the mall told NBC News that someone ran in and yelled, “It’s a shooting, it’s a shooting.”She said employees shut the restaurant doors. She said the mall is crawling with police.
Witness Amber Tate told KATU that she was standing in the parking lot when she spotted a man wearing a camouflage shirt and what looked like a bulletproof vest.
Tate said he looked like a teenager.
The mall entrances have been blocked off, according to the Oregonian.