2016 Cascade Mall shooting
|2016 Cascade Mall shooting|
|Location||Cascade Mall, Burlington, Washington, U.S.|
|Date||September 23, 2016 |
6:52 p.m. (PDT)
|Mass shooting, mass murder|
|Weapons||Ruger 10/22 rifle |
The gunman was identified as Arcan Cetin, a 20-year-old who emigrated from Turkey as a child with his family. He was arrested the following day in Oak Harbor, Washington, his hometown. On September 26, he confessed to committing the shooting.
Shortly before 7:00 p.m. PDT on the same day, Cetin walked into a Macy's store at the Cascade Mall with a stolen rifle and opened fire, killing four women and one man. The male victim died the next day at a Seattle hospital.
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