Burlington mall shooting hits 'on a very emotional level'

Police and security work the scene at the Cascade Mall in Burlington in front of a draped off Macy's front entrance on Saturday. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Five people are dead after a gunman opened fire at Burlington's Cascade Mall on Friday night. Authorities still don't know the motive for the shooting.


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