The shooting at the Mall Nashville: 1 person in critical condition

At least one person was injured during a shooting in the shopping center Opry Mills in Nashville. According to police, the shooter was arrested.

The incident happened on Thursday around 14:30

According to the fire Department, the injured man was hospitalized in critical condition. First reported two wounded, but they turned out to be false.

Our personnel is on scene at Opry Mills Mall. One patient transported to Vanderbilt in Critical Condition.

— Nashville Fire Dept (@NashvilleFD) May 3, 2018

The police reported that the cause of the shootout was the conflict on the territory of the shopping center. One of the opponents — the victim, the second prisoner. At the moment there is no reason to believe that there is an additional threat, but the customers and staff evacuated as a precaution.

BREAKING: the Dispute at Opry Mills Mall results in gunfire. One person shot. Suspected shooter in custody. No additional imminent threat known. Mall being swept by MNPD officers as a precaution.

— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) May 3, 2018

Recall that less than two weeks ago, Nashville has stirred up another high-profile incident — the shooting in the restaurant, Waffle House, during which 4 people died and 3 more were injured.

Victims could be more if one of the visitors was not able to get the gun from the aggressor.