Reports: As many as five shot at Omaha mall

OMAHA, Neb. _ Reports this afternoon said that as many as five persons were shot in a busy Omaha mall. Police reportedly are seeking a suspect.

Omaha television station KETV says an elderly man was shot inside the Von Maur store at Westroads Mall. Other broadcast reports said that there were as many as five shooting victims at the mall.

One shopper inside the mall, Colby Barrett told KETV that the mall was locked down briefly. She says she was shopping at another store when an announcement was made that no one would be allowed to leave.

Barret says another announcement was made just before 2 p.m. CST saying shoppers could leave, but would not be allowed back in.

Dozens of police and sheriff's cars surrounded the mall.


Some information from: KETV-TV,