BREAKING: SHOOTING EAST TOWNE MALL IN WISCONSIN – Mall on Lockdown – Updating

Possible Shooting at East Towne Mall in Madison, Wisconsin.
The mall is on lockdown.
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Several police officers are on the scene.

UPDATE: (4:25 Central) Madison police officer says the mall is now secure.

UPDATE: Shooting victim is being taken out on stretcher.

WKOW reported:

A man who witnessed the shooting tells 27 News it appears a man was shot inside the mall and he saw first responders doing CPR. Jason Cain says police officers were running through the mall with guns as people were being evacuated and stores were locking down.

UPDATE: Photo of the victim…

UPDATE: A 19 year-old man was shot in the leg.

UPDATE: Appears to be gang related:
WKOW reported:

East Towne Mall is closed because of the shooting incident earlier this afternoon.

Madison police investigators are processing the scene. Witnesses say several young men were involved in a fight in the middle of the mall. One pulled out a handgun and fired at least one round. A bullet hit a 19-year-old man who was part of the initial fight.

The 19-year-old man was taken to a hospital with a non-life threatening wound.

Officers cleared the mall looking for the suspect, but say at this time, no suspect has been located.

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