Police: One person injured in shooting at Florida mall

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Oct. 13 (UPI) — One person was injured during a shooting at a mall in Florida on Sunday, police said.

Boca Raton police said one person sustained a non-life threatening injury and was transported to a hospital after reports of shots fired at Town Center on Sunday afternoon.

No suspect was immediately in custody after the shooting and no weapons were recovered, Police Chief Daniel Alexander said.

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Alexander said he anticipated some other minor injuries due to trips and falls or other incidents related to the shooting.

SWAT teams responded to the scene and were searching the mall at about 4:45 p.m. but police said there was no active shooter.

People in the mall were encouraged to take shelter until officers arrived to evacuate them.


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