Four Shot and Killed in Mall Attack North of Seattle

Four people were shot and killed on September 23 at Cascade Mall, which is located about 65 miles north of Seattle. The mall is in Burlington, Washington, and calls about the shooting began coming in before 7:00 p.m. According to ABC News, at 8:03 p.m. Pacific Sgt. Mark Francis of the Washington State Police tweeted there were “four confirmed deceased in the mall, shooter(s) left scene before police arrived, unknown numbers of shooters, possibly just one, police clearing mall now.” 4 confirmed deceased in the mall, shooter(s) left scene b4 police arrived, unknown # of shooter, possibly just 1, police clearing mall now — Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) September 24, 2016 Francis “described the shooter as a ‘Hispanic male wearing grey,’ who who last seen walking toward Interstate 5.” Roughly 20 minutes after Sgt. Francis tweeted there four were confirmed deceased, he announced that “EMS [was] starting to enter to attend to injured inside Mall w/ police escort and after initial clearance.” At 9:20 pm Pacific, Sgt. Francis tweeted a photo of the suspect: Here is the shooter. We believe just one shooter. Notify authorities if you see him. Armed with rifle. — Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) September 24, 2016 Sgt.