DA: Man wounded by police at mall is in serious condition

October 30, 2017

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say an armed suspect shot and wounded by police in a parking garage at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall remains in serious condition.

Officials said the shooting happened Sunday afternoon outside of the King of Prussia Mall in a parking garage connected to Lord & Taylor and Nordstrom department stores. Upper Merion police haven’t said what led to the shooting.

The Montgomery County district attorney’s office said Monday that the police officers involved are on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into whether the shooting was warranted.

In a statement Sunday night, the mall said that due to the “swift action” of Upper Merion police “the situation was contained, the suspect apprehended and no customers or employees were harmed.”

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