3 Victims Injured Escaping The Scene Of Mall Shooting

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3 Injured Fleeing Shooting Stemming from Fight at Tysons Corner – NBC4 Washington

A shooting occurred at Tyson’s Corner Center. The Fairfax County Police Department claims to train vigorously on active violence incidents, and has a contingent of police officers assigned to Tyson’s Corner Center.

A shooting took place inside of the Tyson’s Center Mall. Several police officers were dispatched to the scene and are currently going through hundreds of angles of video to try to establish what took place.

There are no victims at local hospitals or on the scene that are suffering from any gunshot wounds. However, officials have recovered evidence that is consistent with gun fires and shell casings. Police expect to file charges sooner than later in this case.

The details of the shooting are still unclear, however there were several shots that rang out on the second floor of the shopping center that indicated an active threat.

Officials believe that some kind of fight took place at the Tyson’s Corner Center, at which point somebody displayed a handgun and fired multiple times. Police officers cleared the entire mall, and the shopping mall closed for the day.

The fire and rescue response was thorough and comprehensive and included police officers and fire and rescue personnel.

Investigators dove deep into this case with names and license plates. They have witnesses being interviewed, and they’re going through footage from hundreds of cameras.

Fairfax County Police Department has been training officers to deal with violent crimes for a number of years. They have provided breaching equipment shields to officers and work in partnership with Tyson’s Corner Center management to make sure the center is safe.

For more information on this story, consider the following news outlets listed below to stay in the know.

  1. 3 Injured Fleeing Shooting Stemming from Fight at Tysons Corner  NBC4 Washington
  2. Upscale DC-area mall evacuated after gunfire erupts, Virginia police say  Fox News
  3. Shots fired at Tysons Corner Mall Saturday, police say | FOX 5 DC  FOX 5 Washington DC
  4. Tysons Corner Center reopens as police continue shooting investigation  WTOP
  5. Fairfax County Police give details after multiple shots fired at Tysons Corner Center  WUSA9
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