Killeen Mall shooting – Authorities are searching for the suspected gunman that shot and person in Killeen Mall Tuesday evening, prompting an immediate lockdown and evacuation of shoppers in the busy central Texas mall.
The incident was reported at about 7:17 p.m. at Killeen Mall. Police in Texas responded to an active shooter report inside the mall, arriving officers located the victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. The unidentified victim was airlifted to the hospital in critical but stable condition.
Police in Killeen, Texas, released surveillance images of a suspect following a shooting at a mall. Police called the situation “fluid,” saying the suspect is not yet in custody. The suspect is seen wearing a
- white hat and
- white face mask.
“Our first priority is to safely get everyone out of the mall, tend to any injuries, search the mall for any possible additional shooters, and then we will systematically start the investigation. Our investigative units are here to find and locate the suspect
The public was asked to stay away from the mall as it was being evacuated, noting “it is no longer considered an active shooter.”
Killeen Police Public Information Officer Ofelia Miramontez said.