(Image source: The Oregonian)

BY CHRISTINA HARTMAN

Multiple people have been shot and at least two dead after a gunman opened fire at a Portland, Oregon mall.

This story is developing, but KOIN reports the suspect is a man brandishing an AR-15 rifle. He might also have been wearing body armor according to local reports.

CNN: “How many people have been shot? ... I don't have the exact number of patients. We have multiple ems units here, the fire department, amr and life flight and we have several ems units on scene to treat the wounded.”

FOX NEWS: “Originally it was 12 to 15 shots. Now, witnesses by the dozen talk of the number 60 and authorities seem to be going with that bub well.”

Though it did not cite a source KGW is reporting the suspect was wearing a hockey mask—  

And a witness told KATU he looked like a teenager.

As of 8pm Eastern time the local county sheriff said the shooter had been “neutralized” without any further details. Stay with Newsy as this story continues to develop.

Portland Mall Shooting: At Least 2 Dead

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Dec 11, 2012

Portland Mall Shooting: At Least 2 Dead

(Image source: The Oregonian)

BY CHRISTINA HARTMAN

Multiple people have been shot and at least two dead after a gunman opened fire at a Portland, Oregon mall.

This story is developing, but KOIN reports the suspect is a man brandishing an AR-15 rifle. He might also have been wearing body armor according to local reports.

CNN: “How many people have been shot? ... I don't have the exact number of patients. We have multiple ems units here, the fire department, amr and life flight and we have several ems units on scene to treat the wounded.”

FOX NEWS: “Originally it was 12 to 15 shots. Now, witnesses by the dozen talk of the number 60 and authorities seem to be going with that bub well.”

Though it did not cite a source KGW is reporting the suspect was wearing a hockey mask—  

And a witness told KATU he looked like a teenager.

As of 8pm Eastern time the local county sheriff said the shooter had been “neutralized” without any further details. Stay with Newsy as this story continues to develop.

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