Tuscaloosa PD: Two people shot outside University Mall

2 people shot outside Tuscaloosa mall
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Published: Jul. 12, 2020 at 8:33 AM CDT
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By WBRC Staff | July 11, 2020 at 5:40 PM CDT - Updated July 11 at 10:17 PM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people were injured after a shooting outside of University Mall Saturday afternoon, according to the Tuscaloosa Police Department.

Officers responded to the scene around 5:14 pm. When police arrived one of the victims had already been transported to DCH Medical Center and the other victim was still at the scene. One of the victims is reported to have been a bystander.

At 5:45 Police reported that it was safe for shoppers to leave the mall.

During a press conference Mayor Walt Maddox urged the community to take a stand against the violence.

The shooting comes less than two weeks after an 8-year-old was shot and killed inside the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Al.

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