Transcript for Shooting Shocks Shoppers at Wisconsin Mall
On flights. We're going to start here, though W a scary store out at mall. Shoppers were, ABC's Phillip Mena is in Madison, Wisconsin, with more this morning. Hi, Phillip. Reporter: Good morning. The easttown mall will be opened for business this morning after it was shut down for hours, the mall packed full of holiday shoppers when someone inside started shooting. Overnight, a shopper's worst nightmare -- gunfire erupting at a grounded mall on one of the busiest retail days of the year. To come here to go shopping for Christmas and then. Guns ring out in the middle of the mall. Just ridiculous. Multiple calls. Near the Boston store and hallmark store in easttowne mall. Reporter: The chaos sending some shoppers running for the exits. Madison police say, around 3:00 P.M. Saturday, a brawl between nearly a dozen people breaking out, causing one person to pull out a handgun opening fire. I saw a flood of customers, women, children, just running towards the back. One witness saying he was nearby at the moment this man got shot in the leg. Cell phone camera rolling. My manager told me and my co-worker to go to food court. Reporter: This incident coming on the heels of other horrifying public shootings. Most recently the massacre in San Bernardino, claiming 14 lives, injuring 22. Police quickly arriving to the aid of terrified shoppers. No links to terrorism. Reporter: This morning, authorities reopening the mall after a 4.5-hour lockdown. Overnight, several people were detained for questioning, but authorities are still looking for the suspected shooter. Dan, Paula. All right, Phillip, thank you.
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