Three folks, together with the suspected shooter, had been lifeless following an assault Sunday evening at a Bend, Oregon, grocery retailer, police stated.
Authorities introduced the variety of deceased in a tweet round 9:15 p.m. native time.
Earlier, a spokesperson for St. Charles Bend medical middle stated it had obtained one affected person from the assault who was lifeless on arrival. One other different affected person was stated to be in good situation.
Police had been dispatched to the Safeway on the Discussion board Purchasing Middle in northeast Bend shortly after 7 p.m. primarily based on reviews of pictures fired, the Bend Police Division stated in an announcement.
The capturing began within the retailer’s parking zone and continued inside, with one of many deceased struck inside its entrance, the division stated.
“Police imagine the shooter continued firing by the shop, capturing and killing a further particular person,” Bend police stated.
It is not clear how the suspected shooter died, however police stated they didn’t open hearth throughout their response.
Dexter Chamberlin says he was trying out on the Safeway when he heard gunfire.
“We began working out the again emergency exit telling different folks to do the identical,” he stated. “We ran to a close-by condominium advanced and hid behind some constructing with a couple of dozen different folks.”
Chamberlin stated he was awaiting phrase from police about when he might retrieve his automobile from the shop’s lot.
Bend police stated their investigation was ongoing.
Gemma DiCasimirro, Cristian Santana and Colin Sheeley contributed.