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Update: Chaos after shots fired at Destiny USA on Black Friday; mall is closed for day – syracuse.com

Loud bangs heard by shoppers on busy Black Friday

Someone was shot and wounded at the Destiny USA mall on Black Friday, setting off a lockdown and escape by frightened shoppers and employees.

Syracuse police found a shooting victim, with wounds in the leg. It is not life-threatening, police say.

The mall has been closed for the rest of the day, police said around 8 p.m. Shoppers and employees were free to leave.

The shot triggered a panic among thousands of shoppers in the crowded mall. Some stores had employees and customers shelter in place. Others fled.

Source: Update: Chaos after shots fired at Destiny USA on Black Friday; mall is closed for day – syracuse.com

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