Officials: Police shoot armed suspect outside mall
Oct. 30, 2017
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Police have shot and wounded an armed suspect in a parking garage at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall.
Philly.com reports 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 have not said what led to the shooting. The suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment. His condition was not immediately available.
The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office is assisting with the investigation.
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."