An attacker with a rifle killed 5 people at Cascade Mall in Burlington, WA, USA - photo by AP
A gunman carrying a rifle entered a Burlington, Washington shopping center on Friday night and opened fire killing at least five people.
The gunmen fled the scene and is still at large with the rifle.
Shots were heard in the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington at around 7 pm as people began hiding in dressing rooms and locking doors to stores. The mall was evacuated at around 8:30 pm.
Four woman and one man were killed all in Macy's Department store.
The attacker is described by police as a "Hispanic male wearing grey" and was last seen travelling toward Interstate 5 motorway.
the scene - the place where the incident happened
at large - still free from (police) but wanted by the police
dressing room - a room in a store where people try on clothes
to evacuate - to suddenly leave an area (as a large group of people) because of danger
Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male wearing grey - photo by AP
A knife attack in Japan has kill d 15 and injured 45 people - photo by KYODO/Reuters
A man has attacked a facility for disabled people in Japan early Tuesday morning killing 15 people and injuring 45 others. The facility is located in Sagamihara in Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo.
The 26-year old attacker, who was a former-employee of the facility, has turned himself in to police and admitted to committing the attack.
This incident is the worst crime in Japan's postwar history.
facility - a place that provides a service to people
disabled (adjective) - having a mental or physical challenge / problem
to turn oneself in - to go to the police so they can arrest you after committing a crime
to admit - to confess doing something / being something
to commit __ - to do something (serious)
postwar - after the war (World War II)