ORLAND PARK, Ill. — Police have responded to the scene of a shooting at a mall in Orland Park, Illinois that left at least one person wounded, reports said.
Police confirmed to WGN News that gunshots were fired around 6:30 p.m. Monday inside Orland Square Mall. A 19-year-old man was shot outside an H&M store and critically injured, Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy told WBBM Newsradio.
Shots fired Orland Square shopping mall in Orland Park. Police on the scene. Heard multiple gunshots around 6:40 pm and spotted mall customers running on the lower level. More to come. pic.twitter.com/fzZzi9N6jx
— Tahman Bradley (@tahmanbradley) January 22, 2019
The mall is located in Orland Park, which is about 20 miles south of downtown Chicago.
WGN anchor Tahman Bradley happened to be inside the mall and said he heard multiple shots fired and saw shoppers running. He said a customer reported seeing police inside the mall.
First video from inside Orland Square Mall as police respond to reported shooting. Witness tells me she saw paramedics performing CPR on 1 person. (h/t @tahmanbradley ) @WGNNews pic.twitter.com/nugVoOesvK
— Ben Bradley (@BenBradleyTV) January 22, 2019
No arrests had been made as of 8:30 p.m.