Motive sought in mall shooting

Gunman fired dozens of rounds before killing himself, police say

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 5:14 a.m.

Authorities said Wednesday that the gunman who fatally shot two people at an Oregon shopping mall before killing himself sprayed dozens of rounds from a semiautomatic rifle and had been carrying several magazines filled with extra ammunition during the attack among thousands of holiday shoppers.

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