- Associated Press - Monday, January 26, 2015

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - A police official says a gunshot was fired Monday evening inside the Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila and one young man suffered a minor hand injury.

Tukwila police Cmdr. Eric Drever says one participant in a fight involving several young men in their late teens pulled out a gun and “fired what we believe was one shot.”

Drever says the teen who was hit was treated at the scene. The spokesman says that teen and three other young men were detained for questioning. Police recovered a handgun from a nearby parking lot.

The shot was fired in a common area about 50 feet inside the mall’s north entrance.

Drever says there was no official lockdown but crime scene tape did temporarily “inhibit some stores’ ability to do business.”

Tukwila is a south Seattle suburb.


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