Shooting at shopping center in South Carolina leaves several injured

Columbia Police said the shooting took place at the commercial surface known as the Columbiana Center.

Shots that took place this Saturday afternoon inside a shopping center in Columbia, capital of the US state of South Carolina, left several injured, local police said.

Cited by the Associated Press (AP), Columbia police said the shootings took place on the commercial surface known as the Columbiana Centre.

“We confirm that people were injured during the incident – they are receiving medical care,” the police force said in a message posted on the social network Twitter.

“The extent of [the victims’] injuries is unknown at this time,” the same source added.

Police also said that the shopping center is being evacuated and that teams have been sent to the scene to assess the situation.

Columbia Police have not released further details about this incident.

Source: with agencies


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