A gunman opened fire outside a Southern California mall Friday night, killing one man and wounding two others, including a child.
Witnesses said a man was found unresponsive near the entrance to the Mall of Victor Valley in Victorville after shots were fired near the shopping center.
First responders provided CPR to the victim, but despite their efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene, the Victor Valley News Group reported.
The gunman also left at least two others injured, including a minor. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and their current conditions are unknown.
The gunman remained on the loose as authorities investigated the incident.
A man was shot and killed outside the Mall of Victor Valley on Friday night. The shooting also sent two others, including a child, to the hospital
Police in Victorville, located in San Bernardino County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles, responded to the mall around 7.51pm local time after receiving reports of shots fired.
Officials reportedly found the deceased victim’s body near the Red Robin restaurant at the mall.
Shoppers were placed on a brief lockdown while police investigated, according to the news outlet.
Victorville Police Department, confirming the incident on Twitter, said no further details, including a suspect description, were available at this time.
Victorville police alerted the public of the shooting on Twitter