An eight-year-old child was killed in Hoover, Alabama, during a shooting at a shopping mall.
According to local police, the accident happened at the Rivershase Galleria shopping center, at 15.18 local time.
No further details were available, including the motives and causes of the accident, and police said an investigation was still ongoing.
“Urgent: Unfortunately, an eight-year-old child was killed earlier in the day in Galleria. We will make every effort to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice. The investigation is continuing,” she added in a tweet on Twitter.