Police: No injuries after report of shots fired inside Southlake Mall

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HOBART, Ind. – Five shots were fired inside Southlake Mall on Thursday morning, prompting a lockdown.

At around 11 a.m., authorities responded to the mall, located off of US 30 in Hobart.

Following a preliminary investigation, police said five shots were fired near the food court.

No injuries were reported. Employees and patrons were placed in lockdown as police cleared the mall.

Some glass and other building fixtures were damaged by gunfire.

Southlake Mall is the largest mall in Northwest Indiana.

Police have no suspects in custody. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 219-942-1125 ext. 1145.

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