Deadly shooting at Clackamas Town Center, shooter neutralized
At least one person has been killed in a shooting at Clackamas Town Center.
Authorities were called to the scene around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Just before 5 p.m., investigators said there was no longer an active shooting scene and the shooter had been "neutralized."
No clarification was given when asked to expand on the term "neutralized."
Deputies reported at least one person had been killed and multiple
people were wounded, but could not yet provide an exact number of
Deputies do not believe there were any other shooters.
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has a press conference
scheduled for 5:30 p.m. You can watch it live on Fox 12 and online
through the Fox 12 Livestream.
Witnesses tell Fox 12 they saw a tall slender man in all black wearing a white hockey mask carrying an assault rifle.
Witnesses said they saw him jogging through Macy's and others
reported seeing him pull out the gun and open fire in the food court
area. Witnesses said customers and employees ran for whatever cover they
Witness Kelly Lay said the shooter did not appear to have an intended
target. Lay was ordering a burrito at Taco Time in the food court when
he heard the shots.
"All I could really see was gunshots and people scattering everywhere," Lay said.
The manager at Buckle said a SWAT team went behind the store at
around 4:15 p.m. They had 15 people locked down in the store at the
An employee at Champs Sports was on the phone with Fox 12 when he said they were being evacuated and hung up.
Workers at Billabong said they heard shots fired near the food court.
They had 14 people locked down in the store while investigators were at
Some hoppers told Fox 12 they ran into Fuego after hearing shots.
Gov. John Kitzhaber released a statement saying: "My thoughts and
prayers are with the victims and their families. I appreciate the work
of the first responders and their quick reaction to this tragic
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