1 teen dead, 2 others injured after Alabama mall shooting

Two were injured and the gunman was killed

The second teen was hospitalised in serious condition.

A 12-year-old girl, whom Rector described as an innocent bystander, also was wounded by gunfire.

A 12-year-old girl was struck by gunfire and was taken to Children's Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham.

It's believed the gunfire broke out following an argument between the 18-year-old and the 21-year-old. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

A shooting on Thanksgiving night at Alabama's largest enclosed mall has left the gunman dead and two people injured. She was reported as alert and talking to authorities. An officer confronted the gunman as he ran away from the scene and fatally shot him, Rector said.

"We are devastated by the incident that happened tonight in our shopping center".

"It was terrifying, " Joiner told AL.com.

According to the Riverchase Galleria website, the mall was scheduled to open until midnight (local time), and was scheduled to open at 6:00 a.m. for Black Friday shopping. The other man pulled out a gun and shot the 18-year-old, he said.

Police said the mall will remain closed until further notice. Click below to see people fleeing the Mall.

"We are working closely with the Hoover Police Department and are grateful for their swift action to contain the situation", said Lindsay Kahn, a spokeswoman for Brookfield Properties, which owns the shopping center.

Shots rang out at the Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoover, Alabama, just outside of Birmingham on Thursday night as shoppers flocked for early Black Friday deals after Thanksgiving dinner.

"We were fortunate that that officer was there, where he needed to be", said Captain Rector.

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