Durham mall closed after three people shot including 10-year-old

DURHAM, N.C. (WITN) – A popular shopping mall in Durham has been closed after a shooting this afternoon.

The Streets of Southpoint was crowded with Black Friday shoppers when three people were shot.

Chief Patrice Andrews said at a 5:30 p.m. news conference that one of those shot was a 10-year-old who was struck by a ricochet bullet. She said the shooting involved two groups of people that knew each other.

Andrews said the majority of people involved ran from the food court area, but officers were able to detain one person.

The chief said three people were injured during the evacuation process of the mall.

Andrews said of those people shot, no one had life-threatening injuries.

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