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Mission Viejo mall shooter dies

March 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
The gunman who exchanged fire with Orange County sheriff's deputies at The Shops at Mission Viejo has died.Deputies responded to an armed robbery call at Fredric H. Rubel jewelry store around 5:30 P.M. Sunday.

According to police, the suspect shot at deputies outside the mall in a parking structure.

Deputies returned fire and shot the man. The suspect was transported to the hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

The mall was shut down immediately following the shooting.


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