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.