UPDATE 4:30 p.m. (EST):
Metro Nashville Police Department announced that one person was shot at Opry Mills Mall Thursday afternoon and that they have a suspect in custody. Officers are searching the premises “as a precaution,” they said.
BREAKING: Dispute at Opry Mills Mall results in gunfire. One person shot. Suspected shooter in custody. No additional imminent threat known. Mall being swept by MNPD officers as a precaution.
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) May 3, 2018
Nashville police reportedly responded to Opry Mills Mall Thursday afternoon amid reports of shots fired.
The Tennesseean reported that a call about the shooting came in at around 2:30 p.m. Since then, police have confirmed to WSMV that four people have been shot. Reports from WZTV indicated that at least one person was shot inside Forever 21; emergency crews are also responding to an Old Navy inside the mall.
Shots fired inside #OpryMills mall in #Nashville. We are hiding in storage. Anyone have any more info?😬
— Everyday Runaway (@Brianne_L) May 3, 2018
Just ran out of the Opry Mills Mall. So freaked out. There was a shooting.
— Rev. Magdalen ||This Machine Dismantles Patriarchy (@revmagdalen) May 3, 2018
It’s not immediately known whether police are dealing with an active shooter situation. However, WZTV wrote that police are currently searching for a suspect.
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