Update: Shooting near Portland mall
Dec 11, 2012 / 4:46 pm
5 p.m. update: Police say the shooter has been neutralized. They report three people are dead, one of them is the shooter and one person has been transported with serious injuries to hospital.
Sheriff's deputies say there has been a shooting in a shopping mall near Portland, Oregon at around 3:30 p.m.
One witness at the Clackamas Town Center told television station KATU at least two people were shot, and he saw sheets put over them.
Another witness told the station she saw people screaming and parents grabbing their children as they fled the mall.
That witness said the gunman had a rifle and was wearing a camouflage outfit and a mask.
Another witness said ambulances were arriving at the scene.
Entrances to the mall have been blocked off.
No further details were immediately available from the Clackamas County sheriff's office.
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