Witnesses describe panic during shooting
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At least three people dead in mall shooting

People hid in stores, dressing rooms after hearing gunfire

Police evacuate hundreds from popular mall after shooting

CNN  — 

Three people died and several were injured in a shooting at the Clackamas Town Center mall near Portland, Oregon, when a gunman said to have an assault rifle opened fire. Police said the gunman was among the dead.

As people inside the mall took shelter, some of them tweeted about the terrifying events unfolding around them.

Others sent photos from outside as they waited on word about friends and loved ones. These are some of their updates.

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