Shots were fired in an Atlanta mall following a dispute in the food court

Holiday shopping took a violent turn Saturday when shots were fired at Cumberland Mall in Atlanta following a dispute in the food court, police said.

Police responded to the incident at 1:18 p.m., according to a statement from the Cobb County Police Department. Police determined that it was an isolated incident, and those involved knew each other, the statement said.

A suspect was identified but fled the scene, and police are working to locate him. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The mall was temporarily closed, but police said it is expected to reopen later in the day.


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Location: Cumberland Mall