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UPDATE: An 80-year-old resident of the tower faces murder charges after surrendering to officers nearly three hours after attack.
<p>COURTESY PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - Three people were wounded Thursday, Oct. 3, in a shooting at a downtown Vancouver, Washington, apartment tower.An 80-year-old Vancouver, Washington, man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a shooting at an apartment complex. </p><p>One person died in the shooting. Two other people were seriously injured. </p><p>Vancouver police said Robert E. Breck was booked into the Clark County, Washington, Jail on first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder. </p><p>The shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. Oct. 3, at the Smith Tower Apartments, 515 Washington St. Vancouver police said three people were shot in the complex lobby. Two women were being treated at a local hospital for their wounds. A man died. <div class="elastic_zone" align="center"><div class='adv_jump'><A HREF='#Advertising_1'>A D V E R T I S I N G | Continue reading below</A></div><!--/* * * Pamplin Media Group - Ad Management Javascript Tag * - Generated with Revive Adserver v4.0.2 * */--> <script type='text/javascript'><!--//<![CDATA[ var m3_u = (location.protocol=='https:'?'':''); var m3_r = Math.floor(Math.random()*99999999999); if (!document.MAX_used) document.MAX_used = ','; document.write ("<scr"+"ipt type='text/javascript' src='"+m3_u); document.write ("?zoneid=739&block=1"); document.write ('&cb=' + m3_r); if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); document.write (document.charset ? '&charset='+document.charset : (document.characterSet ? '&charset='+document.characterSet : '')); document.write ("&loc=" + escape(window.location)); if (document.referrer) document.write ("&referer=" + escape(document.referrer)); if (document.context) document.write ("&context=" + escape(document.context)); if (document.mmm_fo) document.write ("&mmm_fo=1"); document.write ("'></scr"+"ipt>"); //]]>--></script><noscript><a href='' target='_blank'><img src='' border='0' alt='' /></a></noscript></div><A NAME='Advertising_1'></A></p><p>Police have not released names of the victims. </p><p>The shooting suspect is a resident of the building, who was later arrested at about 4:45 p.m. after police officers negotiated with the man by telephone trying to get him to surrender. </p><p>Vancouver police closed streets around the apartment complex, near Sixth and Washington streets. The complex is just across the Columbia River from Portland. </p><p>Portland police, Washington State Patrol and the Clark County Sheriff's Office assisted in the incident. </p><p>Smith Tower is a senior living complex for people 62 and older. It has 170 studio and one-bedroom apartments in a landmark circular building just a couple blocks from Esther Short Park. Mid-Columbia Manor Inc., a nonprofit corporation formed by local labor unions, operates the complex. </p><p>


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