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December 12, 2012 in Nation/World
Associated Press photo

Onlookers observe the scene outside Clackamas Town Center, a Portland-area mall, where a gunman opened fire Tuesday. At least three people, including the shooter, are confirmed dead and at least one was wounded, sheriff’s deputies said.

Associated Press photo

A tactical team moves through the mall parking lot at Clackamas Town Center in the wake of Tuesday’s shooting. Witnesses say the scene inside the mall went from cheery to chaotic in seconds.

Associated Press photo

A couple with a child embrace after they were released from the mall at Clackamas Town Center on Tuesday.