Two reported dead in shooting at Portland, Ore., mall; Gunman on the loose, mall on lockdown; Update: Shooter neutralized, three dead

Clackamas Town Center, a mall in Portland, Ore.,  began trending on Twitter this evening, alerting many that something must be wrong.

Early reports say at least two people were killed, and as many as 60 shots were fired inside the mall. Tweets from inside the mall tell a chilling story.

https://twitter.com/maddielukken/status/278649398366457856

Prayers and best wishes for those on the scene began pouring in immediately.

New reports say the shooter was wearing camouflage and a mask and was carrying an AR-15 rifle.

Local media are reporting that the suspected shooter has been “neutralized.”

Twitchy will update with more information as it becomes available.

Update:

New reports suggest that the shooter might have been a teenager.

Three are now reported dead, including the shooter.

Update:

At a press conference, police confirmed that the shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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