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At least 1 shot inside suburban New Orleans mall on Christmas Eve


GRETNA, Louisiana — At least one person was shot in a Christmas Eve shooting at the Oakwood Center Mall in suburban New Orleans.

Few details were immediately available, but the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says shots were fired at the mall in Gretna just before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sheriff's spokesman, Col. John Fortunato, says one person was injured.

Media reports the shooting happened at or near the mall's Food Court.

Dozens of police are at the scene, including Louisiana State Police. Shoppers have been ushered out of the mall as the investigation continues.

Investigators are searching for at least one suspect.

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