ROSEMONT, Ill. — Three people were shot at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont Friday evening, with one person succumbing to their injuries.
The shooting occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m., leading the mall to go into lockdown. Police said the shooting was an isolated incident and that there was no active shooter.
WGN later confirmed that a total of three people were shot, with one person dying from their injuries.
According to police, a 15-year-old girl sustained a gunshot wound to the wrist and the third victim fled from the scene.
One witness described the frantic moments immediately following the shooting, making note of just how quickly things can change.
“As I walked by there was a stroller turned over, a little girl’s bottle just laying next to it. How quickly things can happen, it can go from zero to 60 and that’s what happened tonight,” Stringer Harris, a witness said.
The 15-year-old girl is reported to be in stable condition.
Officials said a search of the mall is clear and that a perpetrator was not on the scene.