Dispatchers receive reports of shots fired, man with rifle at mall near Portland, Ore.

The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. - Emergency dispatchers in Portland, Oregon, are receiving reports that a man with a rifle reportedly fired as many as 20 shots inside a shopping mall.

The Oregonian newspaper reports the dispatchers received reports that a shooting may have occurred near Macy's inside the Clackamas Town Center and that a man was seen with a rifle near the mall's food court.

Sheriff's deputies are responding. Deputies have not been able to confirm that a shooting has occurred.

Entrances to the mall have been blocked off.