3 dead, including suspected attacker, in Oregon grocery mart attack
Shooting rounds from an AR-15-style rifle, the alleged gunman was believed to have begun the assault within the car parking zone of a Safeway earlier than persevering with inside the shop, Bend police mentioned.
Three individuals, together with the suspected shooter, are lifeless following an assault Sunday evening at a grocery retailer in Bend, Oregon, police mentioned.
Officers had been dispatched to the Safeway on the Forum Shopping Center shortly after 7 p.m. after receiving experiences of photographs fired, the Bend Police Department mentioned in an announcement.
Shooting rounds from an AR-15-style rifle, the gunman was believed to have begun the assault within the retailer’s car parking zone earlier than transferring inside, in keeping with police. One particular person was shot inside the doorway, in keeping with police. Medics took that sufferer to a hospital, however the particular person was declared deceased, police mentioned.
“Police imagine the shooter continued firing by means of the shop, capturing and killing an extra particular person,” the division mentioned.
Dexter Chamberlin mentioned he was trying out on the Safeway when he heard gunfire.
“We began operating out the again emergency exit telling different individuals to do the identical,” he mentioned. “We ran to a close-by residence complicated and hid behind some constructing with a few dozen different individuals.”
It was not instantly clear how the suspected shooter, who was recognized solely as a male, died, however police mentioned they didn’t open hearth throughout their response.
Earlier, a spokesperson for St. Charles Bend medical middle mentioned the ability had obtained one affected person from the assault who was lifeless on arrival. Another affected person was mentioned to be in good situation.