Police are investigating after shots rang out at a Redondo Beach mall as crowds of shoppers enjoyed their Saturday afternoon.
One person was hospitalized after the shooting. The victim was identified only as a male by Redondo Beach police.
Officers responded to reports of shots fired inside the South Bay Galleria mall on the 1800 block of Hawthorne Boulevard around 2:19 p.m.
When police arrived, they found the victim had been shot in the foot. The shooting happened near the east side entrance doors, authorities said.
The suspect is described as a young male who fled the scene on foot before entering a dark-colored vehicle and driving away, police said.
It’s unclear what initially prompted the shooting, officers said.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Redondo Beach Police Department at 310-379-2477.