PORTLAND — Days before the massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut, another mysterious young man with an assault rifle attacked an Oregon mall, slaying two people and seriously wounding a third before killing himself.
This weekend, the surviving victim opened up about the Dec. 11 rampage at Clackamas Town Center in a Portland suburb.
Kristina Shevchenko, 15, took a round in her chest from an AR-15 assault rifle. The bullet fragmented and collapsed one of her lungs.
A doctor had told the LosAngeles Times that she was a “fighter” but that her wounds were more like those sustained by police or soldiers.
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