- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 5, 2016

HAZEL DELL, Wash. (AP) - A gunman who opened fire inside a Wal-Mart store in southwest Washington was quickly taken into custody Wednesday before anyone was injured, authorities said.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office identified the gunman as Shaun Michael Sprague, 35, of Gillette, Wyoming and said he was booked into Clark County Jail on suspicion of first-degree assault. It wasn’t clear when he would have a first court appearance or if he had retained an attorney.

Deputies searched the store just north of Vancouver for other possible accomplices but did not find any.

Deputies responded to the store after getting a report of an active shooter just before 7 a.m. The store was open at the time of the shooting.

Gayle Yoshizawa, an associate who answered the phone at the store, told The Associated Press that no one was injured and that “everybody is fine and the situation is under control.” She referred other questions to police.

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