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Shooting Spree Clears Northwest Indiana Mall

(Hobart, IN) - A shooting at a northwest Indiana mall is still under investigation.


Shots rang out in the food court of Hobart’s Southlake Mall Thursday afternoon around 11:20 a.m. The mall was placed on lockdown by Hobart police who searched and identified those still in the building.


Police say five shots were fired by an unidentified suspect who is still at large. No injuries were reported. The gunfire caused damage to glass windows and building fixtures.


Southlake mall was closed for the rest of the day but is scheduled to reopen Friday.


Anyone with any information, photos, or videos is urged to contact Hobart Detective Wendell Hite at 219-942-1125 extension 1145, or via email at white@cityofhobart.org.

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