Washington Square Mall Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Several people have been injured after a shooting at an Indianapolis, Indiana, mall Wednesday night, Fox 59 reports.

The shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Square Mall, the news station reports.

No one is in custody.

Police say they do not believe the shooting was random and the victims are all expected to survive, WTHR reports.

Here’s what we know so far:

1. Witnesses Say They Heard ’15 Shots’ From a Masked Gunman

A witness said on Twitter he heard about 15 shots fired.

Several witnesses spoke with reporters at the scene:

Police said they are still searching for the gunman.

2. The Shooting Happened in a Common Area Outside of Target

According to Fox 59, the shooting happened in a common area outside of a Target store.

The mall has been closed, police say.

3. At Least 2-3 People Have Been Injured

According to WTHR, two to three people were shot at the mall.

According to Fox 59, one victim, a man, was taken to Methodist Hospital in critical condition.

Two other victims, a man and a woman, were taken to Eskenazi Health with non-life-threatening injuries, the news station reports.

4. Several Emergency Vehicles Are at the Scene

Police have swarmed the mall, with several police cars in the parking lot, along with ambulances and fire trucks.

Reporters say they have been kicked off the property by mall security.

By about 8 p.m., the police presence had lessened, reporters said.

5. The Mall Has About 80 Stores

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The mall, owned by Jones Lang Lasalle, opened in 1974 and it has about 80 stores, according to its website. There are three “anchor stores” in the mall, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Burlington Coat Factory.

It is located at 10202 East Washington Street.