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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Shooter Opens Fire In Clackamas Town Center In Oregon

By Susan Duclos

[Update] Three dead, including the shooter, CNN reports.

[Update] Oregon Live is reporting two confirmed dead.

[Update] Via Twitter

Some reports say 20 shots were fired when a shooter, as yet unidentified, opened fire at the Clackamas Town Center in Oregon, other reports say that up to 60 shots were fired.

Salem News:

A shooter has opened fire inside the Clackamas Town Center in Oregon. TV station KATU writes that dozens of shots were fired in the food court around 3:20 p.m.

Clackamas Town Center is located at 12000 SE 82nd Avenue, Happy Valley, Oregon. 

An initial news release from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office states, "CCSO responding to Clackamas Town Center on active shooting call."
    KATU reporter Anna Canzano said her husband, Oregonian sports columnist John Canzano, was in pulling up to the mall when the shooting happened. He said people reported hearing around 60 shots from the food court.
    Canzano reported seeing people at the mall crying and distraught as police officers swarmed the mall.
The shooter at this point, has not been identified. There is no word yet on casualties. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Via AP:

The Oregonian reports ( ) the dispatchers received reports that a shooting may have occurred near Macy's inside the Clackamas Town Center and that a man was seen with a rifle near the mall's food court.

More at Reuter's live blog.