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One dead, one injured in California mall shooting

By Susan McFarland
One dead, one injured in California mall shooting
One person is dead and another was taken to a hospital on Saturday after a shooting at The Oaks mallin Thousand Oaks, Calif., northwest of Los Angeles. Photo courtesy Google

March 17 (UPI) -- One person is dead and another was taken to a hospital on Saturday after a shooting at The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, Calif., a city northwest of Los Angeles.

Sgt. Eric Buschow, spokesman for the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, said authorities are not searching for a suspect. Details were not immediately available about what happened to the shooter or about the condition of the injured person.

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The mall was put in lockdown during the incident and patrons were evacuated to a fire station across the street as a safety zone.

The city of Thousand Oaks tweeted that the mall is secure and no one else was in danger.

"TOaks (Thousand Oaks) Police are on the scene of a shooting at the Oaks Mall," the tweet said. "The situation is contained and there is no threat to the public."

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