On Friday night terror ensued at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington when an unknown shooter entered the Macy’s and began shooting around the store. Four women were pronounced dead at the scene, while a man died later at the hospital.
Currently, police are looking for the suspect, and the FBI has announced they are assisting in the investigation.
The Governor of Washington released a statement via Twitter:
“Tragedy has struck in Washington tonight. Our hearts are in Burlington where a shooter has taken the lives of at least four people. Many questions remain but @wastatepatrol and local law enforcement are on the scene working swiftly to locate the shooter and clear the area. Trudi and I send our condolences to the families of the victims and prayers for anyone injured.Follow detour warnings, stay close to friends and loved ones as we await more information and, hopefully, news of the suspect’s capture.”
A photo of the suspect can be seen below and we’ll continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
Here is the shooter. We believe just one shooter. Notify authorities if you see him. Armed with rifle. pic.twitter.com/GXeWCPYnx5
— Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) September 24, 2016