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Police: 2 die, 4 injured in Boise mall shooting

Boise Towne Square Mall
Boise Towne Square Mall

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE: Police in Boise say two people were killed and four injured in a shooting at a shopping mall. 

They said one person was in custody.

At a news conference Monday afternoon authorities said a police officer was among the six people injured.

The Boise Towne Square shopping mall is located in Idaho's largest city and is the city's largest mall.

Police were interviewing dozens of people outside the entrance to Macy’s, one of five large department stores at the mall that has 153 stores in all.

ORIGINAL: Boise police say multiple people were injured after shots were fired at the Boise Towne Square Mall.

One person is in custody, Boise police tweeted.

They're asking people to avoid the area until further notice.

It's unknown where exactly in the mall the shooting occurred or how many people were involved.

They say officers are continuing to work their way through the mall to clear each business. It is expected to take a little while. We have no further information indicating additional threats at this time.

We'll update as the story develops.

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Curtis Jackson

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