7.35 pm EST: A witness at the Clackamas Town center has told TV station KATU that at least 2 people were shot and sheets pulled over them. Another said that people are screaming and fleeing from the mall, adding that the man is holding a rifle and wearing camouflage outfit and mask.
Another witness reported the arrival of ambulances to the scene.
We just got word that a man has opened fire inside a shopping mall in Portland, Oregon, firing as many as 20 shots.
The Oregonian newspaper reports that emergency dispatchers have been alerted by reports of the shooting, which took place near Macy’s inside Clackamas Town Center. The man was seen near the food court of the mall.
Deptuies are responding to the alert, but there are no confirmations yet. The entrance to the mall has been cordoned off.