Rolling Oaks Mall Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

One person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting at a mall in San Antonio, Texas, the mayor’s office told ABC News.

Witnesses reported hearing several shots Sunday at the Rolling Oaks Mall during an attempted robbery.

The first suspect was shot multiple times by an armed citizen and was taken to the hospital.

A second suspect, identified as Jason Matthew Prieto, was arrested later Sunday. Both men will face capital murder charges.

The shooting was first reported about 3:30 p.m.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. A Good Samaritan Trying to Stop the Gunman Was Killed & a Concealed Carry Holder Then Shot the Suspect, Police Say

San Antonio Police say the victim killed in the reporting was a Good Samaritan trying to stop the gunman during a robbery.

The gunman was then shot by a citizen carrying a concealed weapon after the first Good Samaritan was killed, police said.

At least two gunshot victims were being taken to a local hospital after the shooting, according to emergency radio dispatches.

One of the victims was shot in the lip and the other was shot in the foot. Both were reported to be in stable condition.


2. Two Men Tried to Rob a Jewelry Store at Gunpoint Before the Shooting

Witnesses and police have said two armed men tried to rob a jewelry store inside the mall before the shooting occurred.

The attempted robbery occurred at the Kay Jewelers store inside the mall, police said.

A Good Samaritan tried to intervene in the robbery, and one of the suspects shot and killed that person, police said. Another bystander then shot one of the two suspects, according to police. The bystander was legally carrying a concealed weapon.

The second suspect ran from the scene and remains at large. He is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a backpack.

The second suspect was firing his gun as he fled, injuring some of the victims in the process, according to police.

The suspect who was shot suffered multiple wounds and was in surgery at a local hospital.


3. Police Swarmed the Mall & Were Searching the Building

Police swarmed the mall after the reports of shots fired, according to witnesses. Officers entered the building and were searching for victims and the gunman.

Firefighters and medics were also at the scene.

At least 28 emergency units responded, the San Antonio Express-News reports. Police from other departments were also at the scene.


4. Panicked Shoppers Posted on Twitter Telling People to Stay Away From the Mall

Panicked shoppers took to Twitter to warn others to stay away from the mall after the shots were fired.

Some tweeted that they were locked inside stores and offices to hide from the shooter:

The mall was locked down for several hours, and was not expected to reopen until Monday.


5. The Mall Opened in 1988 & Is Owned by WP Glimcher

The mall opened in 1988 and is owned by WP Glimcher, according to its website.

The mall includes four anchor stores: Dillard’s, Sears, Macy’s and J.C. Penney.

It is located at 6909 N Loop 1604 E in San Antonio. It is on the far Northeast side of the city.