Transcript for 1 dead in shooting at assisted living building
Police rushing to the scene at a busy shopping mall just a short time ago. Witnesses reported hearing shots fired. This is playing out right now in Oklahoma City. Reports of multiple shots fired at the Penn square mall, sending whole day shoppers into a panic for a time. Police did respond to the scene. They now say this is not an active shooter situation. They do believe it was a fight between people in the mall and they are on the hunt for the suspect at this hour. All of this, of course, leaving shoppers very rattled tonight. And there was another awful scene playing out today, a deadly shooting at a senior center. An assisted living center in Rhode Island. A resident opening fire on workers and on another resident. Schools on lockdown. Businesses sheltering in place. And a robot sent into the center. Here's ABC's Adrienne Bankert. Reporter: Tonight, a shocking murder in a quiet new England town. Police departments from three states surrounding these assisted living apartments in westerly, Rhode Island, just after 10:30 A.M. There's multiple victims there. Multiple victims. Reporter: One employee killed. A coworker and a 67-year-old resident wounded. The victims, all women, shot in is the front lobby. I'm not sure where the perpetrator is. Reporter: Schools and a hospital on lockdown. Businesses sheltering in place. We had an officer come in and tell us today about what was going on. Reporter: Police scouring surveillance video, identifying the suspect as a resident at the facility. Using a bomb squad robot to go into his room where he was found dead. The robot entered and found the suspect, who appeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Reporter: The incident shocking the Seaside town near the Connecticut border. These are people who just got up this morning and went to work and in some cases aren't going home to their families tonight. And so, it's another wakeup call. Reporter: David, one of the victims remains in critical condition. Authorities are now investigating what exactly prompted the shooting. David? Adrienne Bankert tonight, thank you.
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