Published On : Sat, Sep 24th, 2016

4 dead as gunman opens fire in Washington mall

burlington_650x400_81474687893Four people were killed in a shooting at a mall in Burlington, Washington, a spokesman for the state patrol tweeted.

Police are searching for at least one shooter, and are sweeping stores in the mall, Sergeant Mark Francis said.

Burlington is about an hour north of Seattle.

“Please avoid Cascade Mall area in Burlington,” Francis said. “Follow all road closures.” Francis tweeted that survivors would be transported by bus to a nearby church.