Video: Pennsylvania Mall on Lockdown After Shots Fired, 'Several' People Injured - Reports
19:18 GMT 17.10.2021 (Updated: 12:14 GMT 21.10.2021)
Initially, there were no reports of any injuries or the number of potential suspects in the alleged incident. Police are reported to be at the scene, and the Park City Mall has reportedly been cordoned off.
Police were called to respond to an alleged gunshot inside a retail center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Sunday afternoon, the local media reported.
According to reports, multiple ambulances were summoned to the mall at 142 Park City Center at 2:26 pm for gunshot wounds and trample injuries.
An eyewitness reported that the shooting took place in the food court area.
A video circulating on social media appeared to show a woman fleeing the mall screaming after two gunshots were heard inside. When the shots rang out, three people were seen close together, and one of them appeared to collapse to the ground.
The police are reportedly searching the cordoned-off mall, while the media and eyewitnesses report several injuries on the scene as the medic units rush inside.
According to the media, visitors remain in the cordoned-off shopping center. Some reports say that the number of casualties has reached four people, three of the injured remain lying near the Starbucks.
Some local media reported that the police have already detained two suspects in the shooting.
Officers armed with assault rifles at the mall were searching the shopping center to secure the premises.
The public is not in danger, according to Lancaster police, and Park City Center Mall will stay closed until Monday due to an investigation.