A GUNMAN has opened fire on shoppers at a mall in the United States, killing at least four people.
The shooting occurred at a mall in Burlington, Washington, on Friday night local time.
Dozens of police have saturated the area in the search for the shooter, who is believed to have fled the scene immediately after the shooting.
ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT
Sergeant Mark Francis said authorities had locked down the mall and were searching for at least one shooter.
Multiple SWAT teams are on the scene, sweeping stores within the mall in search for the gunman.
Sgt. Francis confirmed at least four people had been shot dead inside the mall.
It remains unclear how many others, if any, have been wounded.
There is no further information available at this time
MORE TO COME …