1 injured in shooting at Culver City mall; 2 suspects at large

Local news

At least one person was wounded in a shooting at a Culver City mall on Thursday night, officials said.

Police received a 911 call about a shooting at Westfield Culver City just after 7:30 p.m., according to the Culver City Police Department. The reporting party told authorities that the shooting took place inside the mall and that a person had been struck by gunfire.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a victim with several gunshot wounds, “along with evidence of a shooting,” the department said. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition Thursday night, police said.

The victim was shot in the leg, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Two people suspected in the shooting remained at large as of 9 p.m., though it was not an active shooter situation, officials said. They were last seen running northbound towards the mall’s exit doors.

Police did not yet have a description of the suspects.

Authorities searched the mall for additional victims but did not find any.

The department asked the public to avoid the area.

No further details were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Culver City Police Department Watch Commander at 310-253-6202.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Most Popular

Latest News

More News