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Shots Fired Inside Mall; No Reported Injuries

The sound of gunfire at SouthCenter Mall in Tukwila, Washington, Monday afternoon sent some shoppers into a panic, but luckily no one was injured.

Police swarmed the mall after reports of gunfire came in as people ran for safety… some hiding in stock rooms; others heading for the exits.

“I heard three shots and then I saw everybody just start running. And I started running,” said Sam Grihm. “It was just scary. It was scary because you never know.”

Investigators later determined a gun went off in what they’ve called an “illegal discharge.” No arrests have been made. Tukwila Police tweeted at 5 p.m. Monday that the mall is open and that security advised that any stores closed may reopen. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.   [Source: KOMO News]

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