Southpark Mall Shooting Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

South Park Mall Shooting

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Police are responding to reports of a shooting at Southpark Mall, also known as South Park or Colonial Heights Mall, in Virginia.

Details are unclear at this time, but it is believed that the victim was shot in the chest near a PacSun at the mall, and is expected to be treated at the VCU Medical Center. Police are searching the mall for suspects, but a description is not available at this time.

Update: According to ABC8 News, police have confirmed that there is no longer an active threat at the mall, which will resume normal operations within an hour. The mall had been on lockdown shortly after news of the shooting came to light.

According to NBC 12, Lt. Kilfer with Colonial Heights police confirmed that the victim, who is believed to have endured life-threatening injuries, knew the suspect. The suspect ran from the scene and is currently being searched for by police, although the mall has been evacuated and police do not believe there is any threat to the public. At this time, however, police do not currently have a motive for the shooting.


South Park Mall Shooting Photos & Videos

Long line of cars of people trying to leave an active shooter situation at Soutpark Mall… We're told the shooter has been detained. More details to come… pic.twitter.com/e89mXj8NFi

— Alex Whittler (@AlexWhittler) December 2, 2017


South Park Mall Shooting Updates

There’s an active shooter at colonial heights mall, please stay away!!

— triggered (@XOnaewigg) December 2, 2017

There’s currently an active shooter at South Park Mall. My Chesterfield humans please be safe!

— Jordan Claus 🤶🏻 (@MissSavage36) December 2, 2017

This is five minutes from me. I go to the gym there. Holy shit.

Breaking: A person was just shot in the chest at Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights https://t.co/DOHAJGJpub

— 🎄Caroline ❄️ (@DanaCypress) December 2, 2017

UPDATE: The suspect fled and is not in custody yet. We're told this was not an active shooting- a man was shot inside the mall. The shooter may have known him. More to come… https://t.co/XfsESarNBD

— Alex Whittler (@AlexWhittler) December 2, 2017

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