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Shooting Closes Mall - No Injuries Reported

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The Westlfield Southlake Mall remains closed at this hour after being evacuated due to a shooting earlier this evening. Published reports say an argument between a group of teenagers turned into an altercation.  The Times online is reporting that witnesses overheard some 13-14 year-olds saying there was going to be a fight and as they were walking away the witnesses reportedly suddenly heard gunshots around 6:30 p.m.  According to NBC 5, police have three teenagers in custody along with the weapon used during the shooting inside the mall with a fourth suspect at large.  Reportedly, just one shot was fired which lodged into the ceiling.  No one was injured.  Shortly after the mall was evacuated, the Lake County Mobile Crime Lab, Hobart Police and other departments arrived on the scene, according to the Times.   For the latest on this ongoing region story visit: http://www.nwitimes.com

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