One injured during Concord Mall Shooting Friday night

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A witness who did not want to be identified said the victim was carried out by several people who then fled the mall in a vehicle.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Concord Mall Friday afternoon that injured one person.

Police say troopers arrived at the mall shortly after 4:30 p.m. after receiving several 9-1-1 calls about a man shot inside the H & M clothing store which is within the mall. However, when troopers arrived, the victim nor his shooters could be found.

Police eventually caught up with the victim, who they identified as a 22-Year-Old man from Chester, Pennsylvania, who was at a local area hospital being treated for gunshot wounds to his lower abdomen and leg.

A witness who did not want to be identified said the victim was carried out by several people who then fled the mall in a vehicle.

Police say the suspects also fled the mall and there is no suspect information at this time.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. the Mall was cleared by troopers and deemed safe, however the mall remained closed for the remainder of the night.

Police is asking anyone with information about this incident to call Detective A. Tenebruso at 302-365-8435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at Debra.Reed@delaware.gov.

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