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Police are looking for a gunman after the deadly mall shooting in Burlington, Washington

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UPDATE: 8:18 p.m. Friends and family of victims a deadly shooting in Burlington, Washington came together Saturday afternoon for a community gathering at a local park and a church. Red Cross counselors and a therapy dog were there ready to provide support. 

A man carrying a rifle entered a Macy's store at a mall just north of Seattle and shot dead four women and one man. All five had died as Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, a massive manhunt is still underway as police attempt to locate the gunman.

Police are searching for at least one shooter, who Saturday night remained at large.

A fifth victim died Saturday morning as a result of the shooting attack.

[Original story below]


Four women were killed and one man was wounded in a shooting at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington according to Washington State Patrol. 


FBI has joined local authorities to search for the suspect, who was last seen walking away from the mall holding a rifle. 

While the motive is still unknown at this time, WSP reports the suspected shooter is a Hispanic male wearing black clothing. Medics rushed to the scene to help wounded victims and one patient was airlifted in critical condition to an area hospital.

Out of nowhere I just hear somebody yell and then after that, I turn around and just look at the Macy's and I just hear shots,
Armando Patino- Cascade Mall employee

Reports of an armed suspect at Cascade Mall came in shortly after 7 p.m. (PST) Friday evening. According to witnesses, a shooter walked into Macy's and opened fire. Several neighboring businesses were evacuated and employees in the mall were on lock down. Survivors inside the mall were transported via bus to "His Place" church nearby.

Governor Jay Inslee shared his condolences to the victims and their families.

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