5 people killed in Burlington, Washington mall shooting, suspect identified

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SEATTLE (AP and KTVU) -- Authorities have identified the suspect in the deadly shooting that took place at five people have been killed during a shooting at a mall north of Seattle. 

Five people were killed in the shooting.

Sgt. Mark Francis says authorities are searching for a man wearing gray who was last seen walking toward Interstate 5. Francis says it wasn't immediately known if there was more than one gunman involved.

Francis said at about 8:30 p.m. that the mall had been evacuated and emergency medical personnel were cleared to enter and attend to any injuries. It wasn't immediately clear how many people were hurt.

The Cascade Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Burlington, Washington that opened in 1990, according to the mall's website. It features J.C. Penney, TJ Maxx, and Macy's stores, among other stores, restaurants and a movie theater.

Confirmed: Looking for 1 shooter. Hispanic Male, black shirt #CascadeMallShooting pic.twitter.com/BD5WFKcV89