At least one person is shot at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville

Casey Dawson
May 5, 2018

The Metro Nashville Police Department tweeted that the suspect was in custody and no further threats appeared imminent. The suspected gunman, also 22, ran from the mall to a ticketing booth outside, placed his gun on the counter and told the people inside to call 911, the station reports.

Authorities say a dispute between two males apparently led to Thursday's shooting, leaving one of them critically wounded.

"Opry Mills Management would like to take a moment to thank the swift and courageous response of the Nashville Police Department with respect to a situation that took place earlier today on our property".

The victim died after being rushed to Skyline Medical Center, according to police spokesman Don Aaron. Chapple said that the employees commenced running out throughout the exit.

"I want to see her; I want to get to her".

Metro Police said the suspect fled the scene, reaching a ticket booth across the street from the mall. They add that there is no additional menace on the mall however regulation enforcement is sweeping by way of the complicated as a precaution.

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Police were attempting to negotiate with the man when a barn behind the home exploded, according to the AP. There will be no access to side streets in the area and residents are asked to avoid the area all day.

Meanwhile, people approached the mall concerned for loved ones there.

Tonya Young said she raced to the scene when she heard about the shooting because her 17-year-old daughter, Victoria Holt, works at one of the shops. Younger was saved at a distance however says she discovered her daughter was secure, however nonetheless trapped inside throughout the police sweep of the complicated.

'My husband and I took our son Bentley to the mall, and he wanted to go on the bungee, which is about two stores down from Forever 21, ' she told

The identity of the person killed was not immediately released.

The mall is adjoining to the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

Troopers were already in the mall's parking lot doing motorcycle training, so they set up a perimeter to support the responding police officers, Tennessee Highway Patrol Lt. Bill Miller said.

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