Officials said one person was shot in a busy Dallas shopping center on Tuesday, and the police were looking for a single suspect.
The incident took place shortly before 19:00. In North Dallas Galleria. Police Senior Cpl. Melinda Gutierrez said the injured person was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital. Their condition was not immediately known.
The mall was evacuated by the officers reviewing the security video and searching the mall on a store basis for the suspect. No other shots or injuries were reported.
Dallas Police said excitement He said he was not an “active shooter”. Meanwhile, police officers were placed outside the large shopping center surrounded by emergency vehicles.
Sabrena Moore, 23, said that when she heard a few gunshots, she shopped at H&M on the second floor of the mall.
“I started running up to the fire escape because it’s the closest exit I’ve ever seen,” he told Dallas Morning News.
He and a few people bought a freight elevator that led to a garage where he saw an injured man.
The stores in the mall are limited to half the capacity of shoppers due to the coronavirus pandemic. About three quarters of the mall’s stores were opened as of June 1. Reopening of retailers and other public spaces coincided with a sharp increase in the number of reported COVID-19 cases caused by the coronavirus.
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