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DC United beats Orlando City 4-1

Patrick Mullins scored two goals and D.C. United beat Orlando City 4-1 on Saturday night to move into sixth place in the Eastern Conference.

D.C. United (8-9-13) won for the first time since Aug. 27, while Orlando City (7-10-13) lost its third straight.

The teams entered tied for seventh, two points behind New England for the final playoff spot. The Revolution play at Columbus on Sunday.

D.C. United led 1-0 at halftime and scored two goals in the first eight minutes of the second half for a 3-0 lead. Lloyd Sam headed home Taylor Kemp's cross in the 51st, and Mullins scored from a difficult angle two minutes later for his seventh goal of the season.

Mullins opened the scoring in the 34th after a five-pass buildup. Patrick Nyarko back-heeled a pass and Kemp one-touched it across goal for Mullins to tap in. Julian Buescher scored his first MLS goal in the 90th.

Julio Baptista scored for Orlando in the 72nd on a free kick from just outside the penalty area.

Charlotte shooting: Police release video and photo evidence

Videos released Saturday by the Charlotte police department of the fatal encounter between Keith Scott and officers do little to answer some of the most significant questions about the shooting.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney has said as much since the Tuesday shooting that sparked protests and brought nationwide media attention once again to the use of deadly force by law enforcement.

Authorities have said an African-American officer shot Scott, who was black, when he made a threatening move with a gun. Saturday, police released photos of a pistol and ankle holster recovered at the scene.

Scott's family has said he had no gun, that he was reading a book and was being non-aggressive when police were surrounding him.

Neither police dashcam nor body-camera footage shows Scott pointing a gun at police officers. At one point in the body-camera video, there is a view of Scott from his right side and he has his arm by his body, but it is unclear if there is a gun.

"You can't clearly identify what, if anything, is in his hand," attorney Justin Bamberg, who represents the Scott family, said at news conference Saturday evening.

Putney had said, before the videos were released, that "there is no definitive visual evidence that he had a gun in his hand."

The chief has also said the videos are part of the evidence, the totality of which will show the shooting was justified.

Bamberg says the videos don't show anything that should have led to Scott losing his life.

The release comes one day after a video recorded by Keith Scott's widow was released publicly. Her video shows the moments leading up to the killing of her husband. She tells police that her husband has a traumatic brain injury as they scream for him to put down a gun.

The dashboard camera footage provided by authorities Saturday shows a patrol vehicle approaching the scene where one plainclothes officer, with his weapon drawn on Scott, is visible. Moments later a uniformed officer joins the first officer's position behind a truck.

Someone shouts "drop the gun" several times before Scott exits his SUV. While walking backwards, Scott is shot at four times by Officer Brentley Vinson, who is off camera throughout both videos.

Another camera, worn by a uniformed Charlotte police officer, shows that man running up to the encounter.

The officer moves beside a white truck and pauses next to a plainclothes officer before running around to his left to go around to the other side of the vehicles.

As the officer passes a gap between vehicles, Scott is visible with his right arm by his side. The next time Scott is seen, he is lying on the ground with five officers converging on him. One officer begins medical treatment.

There is no audio for the first 25 seconds of the video and none of the shots is heard. The silence is common with camera systems that are set up to record the most recent pertinent information because it saves battery life and storage space for recorded files.

Tuesday's shooting of Scott, a black man, by a black police officer at an apartment complex parking lot has led to protests -- which turned violent at times -- in Charlotte over the past five nights. It is among a number of shootings in recent years that have spurred debate about how and when police should use deadly force and how race factors into whom police shoot.

Demonstrators on Saturday gathered for a fifth day in the city's center. A diverse crowd of 200 to 300 people marched from Marshall Park after a short rally.

The crowd stopped at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police headquarters and chanted: "No tapes; no peace."

Scott's widow released her cell phone recording of the shooting -- the first to be released publicly -- on Friday.

"Don't shoot him. He has no weapon," Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying in the footage. The first portions of the shaky video appear to show a number of police officers surround a vehicle in a parking lot.

A man repeatedly yells for someone -- apparently Keith Scott -- to "drop the gun."

"He doesn't have a gun. He has a TBI (traumatic brain injury)," Rakeyia Scott says. "He's not going to do anything to you guys. He just took his medicine."

Scott's family has said he was disabled after being in a near-death motorcycle crash last year.

Her video doesn't show the shooting, but four gunshots can be heard. There is no gun visible as officers tend to Keith Scott on the ground.

Central to the protests are the differing accounts between police and Scott's family over what led to his death. Authorities said officers were at the complex looking for another man named in a warrant when Scott pulled up next to the vehicle two of them were in.

One of those officers was Vinson, who said he saw Scott rolling a marijuana joint and then showing a gun, according to a police statement Saturday.

Police said the officers, who were in street clothes, went to another location and put on vests that identified them as police.

When they came back they ordered Scott to drop his gun. A uniformed officer who had arrived tried to break a window with his baton. Scott then got out of the car, a police statement said. Officers continued to yell at him to drop a gun before Vinson fired.

"Officer Vinson perceived Mr. Scott's actions and movements as an imminent physical threat to himself and the other officers," police said.

Scott's DNA and fingerprints were on the gun, police said.

Scott's family has said he was reading a book and waiting for his son to come home from school at the time. Police said no book was found at the scene.

When asked if the family has changed its feeling about whether Scott had a gun, Bamberg said no, but the attorneys were just beginning to gather facts.

Washington mall shooting: Manhunt underway after gunman kills 5

A blurry surveillance photo of a rifle-toting man accused of shooting four women and a man dead at a Washington state mall could be the biggest lead in the hunt for the shooter.

Authorities searched Cascade Mall in Burlington for evidence after Friday night's rampage, and they have not identified the attacker or his victims.

"The city of Burlington has probably changed forever," Mayor Steve Sexton said of the town, about an hour north of Seattle. "This is a senseless act. It was the world knocking on our doorstep, and it came to our little community here."

The mayor urged residents with possible leads to come forward "to help get that son of a bitch who did this to our community."

Meanwhile, the four bodies were removed from the mall Saturday and are in the possession of the Skagit County Coroner's Office, Washington State Patrol Public Information Officer Sgt. Keith Leary told CNN.

The coroner's office is in the process of identifying the victims and notifying their families before the names are released publicly, Leary says.

Authorities say they believe only one person fired the shots at the Macy's in Cascade Mall.

A critical lead in the case comes from grainy security camera footage, which captured the suspect initially appearing to enter the mall unarmed and -- about 10 minutes later -- walking into Macy's carrying a rifle.

The suspect "fired multiple times, struck four females ranging in age from a teenager to seniors," said Mount Vernon police Lt. Chris Cammock, commander of the Skagit County Multi-Agency Response Team.

It's unclear whether the suspect, who police said appears to be in his late teens or early 20s, knew his victims.

"I don't know what his motivation was," Cammock said. "I don't know what his motivation was to continue, I don't know what his motivation was to stop, but I certainly intend to find out."

He said police recovered a rifle at the mall but would not disclose the type or caliber.

A FBI official told reporters there was "no evidence at this time" of a link to terrorism.

The FBI office in Seattle is helping with a review of intelligence. There's no information to suggest additional attacks were planned in the state, it tweeted.

The gunman vanished into the night Friday along Interstate 5 after the attack, said Sgt. Mark Francis, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol.

In a statement on its Facebook page, Macy's said: "We are devastated by the tragic events that occurred last night at Cascade Mall. Our hearts are with our Burlington store, the families and loved ones of the victims, and the entire community. We are working closely with local law enforcement authorities as the investigation continues to unfold."

Witnesses described chaotic scenes and confusion when the shooting started about 7 p.m. Friday local time

Brandi Montreuil told CNN she was watching a movie at the mall when attendants suddenly told them to leave.

"I didn't know anything," she said. "The theater attendant came in and apologized for stopping the movie and said they were asked to have everyone leave immediately."

At first, she thought it was a drill.

"But you immediately think about what happened in Aurora, Colorado, so you start moving faster," she said, referring to the 2012 shooting at a movie theater that left 12 dead.

When they got outside, they saw police vehicles but no officers in sight, Montreuil said.

"We didn't know if it was a fire so we were looking for smoke of some kind. Then a few officers started canvassing through the crowds, asking if anybody saw anything."

An officer "with a large gun started yelling for people to leave and fast," she said.

Armando Patino said he was working at a T-Mobile store near Macy's when he heard the commotion.

"Out of nowhere I just hear somebody yell and then after that, I turn around and just look at the Macy's and I just hear shots," Patino told CNN affiliate KOMO-TV in Seattle.

"I hear one shot and then stand kinda still and like two, three other people start running out saying, 'gun.' "

Some people dashed out of Macy's, unsure of where to go.

"I just moved them into the (T-Mobile) store," Patino said.

"We went in the back where we have a door ... and we just stayed there until they told us to evacuate."

Officers using K-9 units searched the 434,000-square feet mall throughout the night, including in secure rooms, authorities said.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said law enforcement officers were working to locate the shooter, and urged residents to follow instructions.

"Follow detour warnings, stay close to friends and loved ones as we await more information and, hopefully, news of the suspect's capture," he tweeted.

Inslee sent his condolences to the families of the victims and prayers to those injured.

No. 13 Florida State rebounds, routs South Florida 55-35

Dalvin Cook rushed for a career-high 267 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as No. 13 Florida State rebounded from the most lopsided loss in school history with a 55-35 rout of previously unbeaten South Florida.

Cook scored on a 75-yard run on the Seminoles' first play from scrimmage, an immediate response to USF starting the game with Quinton Flowers and Rodney Adams teaming on an 84-yard catch-and-run for a quick 7-0 lead. The 213-pound junior's rushing total on 28 carries topped his previous best of 266 yards against South Florida last year.

Florida State (3-1) bounced back from being trounced 63-20 by Louisville, a road shellacking that dropped the Seminoles 11 spots in the AP Top 25 from No. 2.

South Florida (3-1) is off to its fastest start since 2011, however the Bulls were no match for a talented bunch that began the season with expectations of contending for its second national title in four years.

Marlon Mack's 1-yard TD run gave USF a brief lead before Cook, Freddie Stevenson and Bobo Wilson scored on Florida State's next three possessions to put the Seminoles up 28-14.

Deondre Francois threw for 169 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. The red-shirt freshman added a 35-yard TD run midway through the fourth quarter.

THE TAKEAWAY:

Florida State: Losing to Louisville by 43 may have severely damaged the Seminoles' chances of winding up in this year's College Football Playoff, however getting Cook back on track will give them a chance to have an impact on the race.

South Florida: Beating the Seminoles would have been nice, however a better test of where coach Willie Taggart's rebuilding job stands is whether they can shrug off the disappointment and contend for a spot in the AAC championship game.

UP NEXT:

Florida State: Seminoles return to Tallahassee for their ACC home opener against North Carolina.

South Florida: The Bulls begin their AAC schedule next Saturday at Cincinnati.


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