Two dead and four wounded in mall shooting in Idaho, USA
Sylvie Claire / October 26, 2021
A gunman shot and killed at least two people at a mall in the U.S. state of Idaho in the city of Boise on Monday. Four other people were injured, including a police officer. Police have arrested the suspect, the AP news agency reported.
At a press conference, Police Commissioner Ryan Lee confirmed that his department responded to the scene at 1:15 p.m. after receiving a report of shots fired in the city's main shopping center.
Officers spotted a man who matched the description of the shooter. There was an exchange of gunfire with the suspect in which one officer was injured. Police evacuated the complex and were looking for possible other victims.
Police are investigating what appears to be another crime scene at a restaurant near the mall.
Police have not provided any further information while the investigation is ongoing.