The Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Alabama; witness report they heard about ten gunshots.
Police Capt. Gregg Rector said, ” the incident began with a fight between two people. One pulled a gun and shot the other, an 18-year-old man, who was listed in serious condition.” It is reported that he was shot in the torso, by the gunman.
The gunman was shot by police, while attempting to flee the scene. The officer involved is on administrative leave while the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigates the incident, police said.
A 12 year-old girl is one of the two injured, she was struck by the gunfire, but remains stable. As Police Capt. Rector reports she is alert, conscious and talking.
Reports show this is the same mall that was closed early last year on Thanksgiving , when a fight broke out.