- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

GRETNA, La. — A Christmas Eve shooting has left one person wounded at a mall in suburban New Orleans.

Few details were immediately available, but the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says shots were fired at the Oakwood Center Mall in Gretna just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sheriff’s spokesman Col. John Fortunato says one person was injured.

News outlets report the shooting happened at or near the mall’s food court.

Dozens of police are at the scene, including Louisiana State Police. Shoppers have been ushered out of the mall as the investigation continues.

Investigators are searching for at least one suspect.

Gretna is just southeast of New Orleans.



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