August 14, 2016 1:05 am -

The mall was put on lockdown after a gunman opened fire in a food court.

The shooting took place at Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh at 2.30pm.

One eyewitnesses described hearing up to half a dozen shots in the food court.

Mark Rush told ABC11 he was less than 15 ft away as he came out of a mobile phone shop.

He said it was “probably the scariest thing he went through in his life.”


…The number of injured is unknown, although emergency personnel apart from police were called to the scene. Helicopters buzzed overhead.



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