Sheriff says mall shooter used a stolen weapon - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Sheriff says mall shooter used a stolen weapon

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PORTLAND, Ore. – The Clackamas County Sheriff says the man who opened fire inside Clackamas Town Center used a stolen rifle from someone he knew.

Sheriff Craig Roberts says Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, armed himself with an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle and had several fully loaded magazines. Deputies say the rifle jammed during the attack, but he managed to get it working again.

Two people were fatally shot and a third wounded before Deputies say Roberts shot himself.

The sheriff says Roberts fired at random and didn't have a prior criminal record.

A spokesperson at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital says the one person wounded in the shooting, Kristina Shevchenko, is in serious condition.

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