WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin mayor says multiple people were shot at mall Friday but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening.
Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride says in a statement that a suspect remains at large after the shooting at Mayfair Mall. In a statement released by police the suspect is believed to be a white male in his 20s or 30s.
Witnesses told WISN-TV that they heard what they believed were eight to 12 shots.
Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry M. Weber spoke to the media Friday evening and reported seven adults and one teenager was injured. The extent of their injuries in unknown.
Some people remained in the mall while police searched for a suspect. The station interviewed several people outside the mall who said they had friends sheltering in stores inside.
The Mayfair mall will remain closed until further notice as this is an ongoing investigation.