Arcan Cetik is alleged to have shot and killed five people.
Arcan Cetik is alleged to have shot and killed five people. Sgt Mark Francis

Suspect arrested in U.S mall shooting that left five dead

POLICE have arrested a man accused of shooting dead five people in a shopping centre in the United States.

Washington State Patrol public information officer Sergeant Mark Francis identified the shooter as 20-year-old Arcan Cetik.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Cetik was at large overnight after he allegedly fled Cascade Mall in Burlington, the scene of the shooting.

He was arrested after being identified as a person of interest and was discovered walking along a road. 

An updated police statement said four women died yesterday. A fifth person later died in hospital.

Sgt Francis said no motive had been established for the shooting. 



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