Foothill Ranch, California, police were called at 10:37 am Monday to reports of an active shooter at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, reports the Orange County Register. Officers were told that a white man with a firearm had attacked employees and customers inside the mall. There was no visible sign of a suspect, and police cannot confirm that there was one. They have, however, confirmed that they have arrested two suspects. A man and a woman were both taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery. A man was shot in the foot and a woman was shot in the arm.
[email protected] and @SOS_Alert respond to area of Marshalls and TJ Maxx in T.J. Maxx parking lot after reports of an active shooter in the area. Investigation ongoing. Avoid the area. — Foothill Ranch PD (@FoothillRanchPD) October 30, 2017
View of parking lot from Foothill Ranch PD’s active shooter alert & side by side of T.J. Maxx & Marshalls. @nbc7news pic.twitter.com/5OUqtxQcVJ — Shomari Stone (@ShomariStone) October 30, 2017
The spokesperson for the mall said there is “currently a media blackout” around the investigation, but declined to comment further. Police said Monday afternoon that no injuries or casualties had been reported as a result of the incident. They expect to put out another update after the investigation is complete.
Read the full story at NPR and Orange County Register.
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