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Multiple people injured after South Carolina mall shooting report, police say

Local authorities in South Carolina have confirmed that multiple people are being treated for injuries in an incident involving “shots fired“at a shopping mall on a Saturday afternoon.

Columbia Police said Officers responded to a shooting at the Columbiana Center around 2:30 p.m. and began evacuating the mall and “get everyone to a safe place. “

“We have confirmed that people were injured in the incident – they are receiving medical attention. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time,” police said on Twitter.

The Columbiana Center is about 10 miles from downtown Columbia. The mall management did not immediately comment on the incident.

As authorities continued to assess the scene, the main entrance to the mall on Harbison Avenue was closed. WIS-TV, NBC’s station in Columbia, reported.

One reunion place was set up at a Fairfield Inn on 320 Columbiana Drive, police said.

This is an evolving story. Check again for updates.

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