Teen fatally shot at Minneapolis's Mall of America, police say gunman remains at large
The shooting started as a fistfight between groups.
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A teenager was fatally shot Friday night at Minnesota's Mall of America in an apparent dispute between two groups, locking down the country's largest shopping center with customers inside at the start of the holiday weekend.
Police in Bloomington, Minn., said the unidentified victim was a 19-year-old male and that a bystander’s jacket was also grazed by a bullet in the incident at the mall’s Nordstrom store.
Someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim multiple times during the altercation, police told the Associated Press.
Police also said the gunman and the others involved in the fight have yet to turn in themselves.
The mall is expected to reopen Saturday, but the Nordstrom store will stay closed.
Mall video surveillance showed the altercation between the groups started as a fistfight before one person pulled out a gun and opened fire, the wire service also reports.