Idaho: In another incident of mass shooting in the United States, two people were killed and four injured – which also includes a police personal – after an unidentified gunman opened fire inside a shopping mall in the state of Idaho on Monday.
According to a report, the local police was informed about the incident at about 1.50 pm. The caller also reported that the gunman started opening fire inside the mall premises and at least one person was shot down.
After the police reached the spot there was an exchange of fire between the police and the suspect. It also led to an injury of a police officer.
The suspect has been arrested in relation to the incident. Police officials have also informed that there was only one shooter involved and there is no ongoing threat to the community in relation to the same.
The police have not released any additional information about the suspect or the reason behind the crime. None of the victims’ identity has been released either.
The incident reportedly took place in a mall named Boise Towne Square. It is located in the western end of Idaho’s capital. It is said to be the most populated metropolitan area with a population of 250, 000.
Mass shooting and gun violence has emerged as huge problem in the United States in the recent times.