Authorities arrested a man Saturday night in connection with the shooting at a mall in Burlington, Wash., that left five people dead. KING-TV in Seattle reported that the 20-year-old man was taken into custody at around 7 p.m. PT in Oak Harbor, about 29 miles southwest of Burlington. The man’s identity and other details about the arrest were not immediately available. A news conference was planned for later Saturday.
Police had been searching for a gunman dressed in black who fled on foot toward an interstate highway after opening fire Friday night in the makeup department at a Macy’s store in Burlington, Wash., killing five people. Initial surveillance footage from the Cascade Mall showed the suspect entering the building late Friday without a weapon but walking into Macy’s about 10 minutes later carrying a “hunting-style” a rifle, police said. READ MORE