Police: Madison mall now secure after shots fired

Image courtesy Sharon Yoo/NBC15 Madison via AP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Latest on shots fired at a mall in Madison, Wisconsin (all times local):

4:05 p.m.

A Madison police officer says that the mall is now secure.

The officer declined to give any further details.

Photos from the scene show several police officers and a number of police vehicles outside the mall.

Image courtesy Sharon Yoo/NBC15 Madison via AP


3:50 p.m.

The East Towne Mall says it is closed due to an unspecified security issue.

A notice posted on its website says: “The mall is temporarily closed due to a safety concern.”

East Towne Mall is an 840,000-square-foot shopping center with 110 specialty retailers, according to its website.


3:40 p.m.

A 911 dispatcher says shots were fired at the East Towne Mall in Madison, Wisconsin.

The dispatcher says no other information is immediately available about the incident.

She declined to give her name, citing department policy.

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