Aventura mall shooting live updates: Florida police respond to reports of shots fired

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A GUNMAN is still on the loose after a shooting took place at a busy shopping mall this afternoon.

Police say the had arrested one of two suspects and were searching the building and surrounding area for the second suspect, according to the Miami Herald.

After early reports suggested an active shooter situation, reports claim the police now say the incident was an altercation between two people inside the mall.

However, law enforcement have not confirmed these reports or provided further details about the incident, with investigations ongoing.

Video posted on Twitter shows people running out of the Aventura Mall in Miami, Florida just after 4pm this afternoon.

The online footage shows people panicking and running to their cars, while checking to see if family and friend were with them as they fled.

And another video showed a man rocking back and forth and bleeding from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his hand, with blood on the ground around him.

Fire rescue workers staged outside the mall are waiting for officers to deem it safe to enter.

Read our Aventura Mall live blog below for the very latest news and updates as the situation in Miami unfolds…

Source: The Sun

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