Shooting At Crowded Atlanta Mall Sparks Panic; 1 Injured | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/15/2019 12:16 AM

Gunfire erupted inside the Cumberland Mall on Saturday afternoon, wounding one person and sending scores of holiday shoppers fleeing, authorities said. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection o...

You can imagine the sheer tear of those holiday shoppers inside when that gunfire rang out there shooting causing pandemonium, sending a stampede of shoppers running right out this entrance behind me. Some people, even their shoes, leaving their shoes behind and tonight police, are still trying to track down that gunman who opened fire tonight. Panic tearing through an atlanta mall as gunshots rin ...
out sending shoppers running for cover. It happened at the cumberland mall in northwest atlanta, with just 11 days till christmas, the mall was packed filled with visitors, trying to finish their holiday shopping. I just saw people running outside bumping into chairs everything scary, the mall going on lockdown cobb county police called theincident. A verbal altercation that started at the food courts, one person was shot and is receiving treatment, the suspect identified, but still on the loose. The shooting comes at a time when americans are on high alert just days after six people were killed at a jersey city market and four months after 22, people were killed inside a walmart in el paso. Even the police remaining vigilant up county police trains, frequently on active shooter protocol. We recently all just went through active shooter training as a police department, so we were able to put that training into use today, shoppers who were inside the mall still on edge. The last thing you would ever think about somebodybeing shot inside the mall ispy dole exactly like to shop at malls, because i always when i go to amaya kind of have one eye open anyway, 25 years ago, this would have been a shooting in a mall because Of a dispute between two parties and all of the shoppers would not have reacted the same, but now instinctively they react as if it's an active killer, they run they hide they get behind barricades. Morgan, you said the suspect is still on the loose any idea where he might be tonight. Yeah jose police say that they do know the identity of this company, but have yet to say where his exact whereabouts are in the meantimea.

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