Police investigate shots fired at Tacoma Mall, suspects at large

TACOMA, Wash. – Police are investigating a shooting that happened outside of the Tacoma Mall Saturday evening.

According to the Tacoma Police Department (TPD), officers responded to reports of multiple gunshots being fired in the mall’s parking lot just before 5:30 p.m.

Officers on scene say two groups of people started firing shots at one another, then they all drove away.

The TPD says no injuries have been reported at this time.

After there were reports that there had been gunfire and evacuations, the MALL was taken into lockdown.

According to online chatter, Tacoma Mall has been closed in Washington as police investigate the incident.

A shooting has taken place at Tacoma Mall in Washington, according to online chatter

According to online chatter, a shooting took place at Tacoma Mall in Washington.Credit: Tacoma Mall

“My daughter just came home from her job at Tacoma Mall and just now had a call from her manager there’s been another shooting in the mall,”One person said Twitter.

“Everyone where she works had to evacuate across the street while police respond.”

Information is limited at this time, please check back for updates.

This is a developing story.

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