Eight people were injured in an attack inside a mall in Wisconsin, US. It is reported that the accused opened fire inside a mall in Vavatosa, Wisconsin. Mayor Dennis McBride has told that by the time police arrive, the accused absconded and is being searched. They have told that the condition of any injured is not critical. All have taken emergency services for treatment.
Police Chief Barry Weber has stated that the reason behind this attack in Mayfair Mall has not been known. Weber has told reporters, “According to initial statements by eyewitnesses, the accused may be aged between 20 and 40 years.” An attempt is being made to ascertain his identity.
The chief has asked people to stay away, calling the mall an active crime scene and the mall has been closed until further information. Witnesses say they heard 12 sounds of gunfire. After receiving information about the incident, 75 police officers and 10 ambulances were asked to be sent to the scene.
Event in february
Earlier in February, there was a shooting here when City Police Officer Joseph Mensah shot 17-year-old black American Alvin Cole. Police had said that Cole was running away from the police and Ashwet Menhah himself claimed that Cole had fired a gun at him. After this there were a lot of protests here.
(Inputs: Associated Press)