/At least 2 injured in shooting at California mall

At least 2 injured in shooting at California mall


Two people were injured in a shooting at a California mall on Monday evening, authorities said.

Gunfire erupted inside the Valley Plaza Mall in the city of Bakersfield that night around 6 p.m. local time. Two groups of people were fighting near the food court when someone pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to a press release from the Bakersfield Police Department.

PHOTO: A shooting took place at the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2019.APTN
A shooting took place at the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2019.

A 20-year-old and a 15-year-old were both shot. The victims were taken to a local hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening gunshot wounds, police said.

The gunman fled the scene before police arrived and is still at large. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, according to police.

PHOTO: A shooting took place at the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2019.APTN
A shooting took place at the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2019.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 661-327-7111.

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