One killed, two injured in Fort Lauderdale mall shooting, gunman in custody

The shooting reportedly took place at 11.51 pm on Wednesday, May 8, at the Blue Martini in Florida's Galleria Mall


                            One killed, two injured in Fort Lauderdale mall shooting, gunman in custody

At least one person was killed and two people were left critically injured in a shooting that took place at a bar inside a mall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, revealed police authorities in a report released on early Thursday, May 9.

The shooting reportedly took place at 11.51 pm on Wednesday, May 8, at the Blue Martini in Galleria Mall. Fort Lauderdale Police spokeswoman Casey Liening told MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) that the shooter is currently in custody.

She revealed that three people were shot at during the incident. One person died on the spot and two injured victims had been taken to the hospital, where one is in critical condition.

She added, "We believe this incident occurred as a result of an altercation inside the establishment. This is an active investigation."

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale has more than 100 retailers, according to its website.