MEMPHIS, TN (WREG)- One person was shot and four possible suspects have been detained after a shooting at Oak Court Mall, according to Memphis police.
The injured man is in critical condition the MED.
Two of the possible suspects were detained on Goodlett.
Police say a car at Tuckahoe and Goodlett is a possible suspect's car and is connected to the shooting.
The shooting happened on the mall's lower level, a witness said.
Employees and shoppers tell us they took shelter in the stock rooms of stores.
One employee said he heard a shot, which echoed through the building, then saw people running.
The Shelby County Office of Preparedness says the mall is secure, and asks people to avoid the area.
At about 7:30 p.m., Oak Court Mall released the following statement:
There was a security incident and one victim was taken to the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and their family. Customers and employees are leaving the mall, which will be closed for the rest of the evening, while the police further investigate this incident.