Officials give 'all-clear' after reported shooting prompts lockdown at Great Mall in Milpitas

ByMatt Boone, Lauren Gee KGO logo
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Officials investigate shooting at Milpitas' Great Mall
Officials have given an "all-clear" after a reported shooting prompted a lockdown at the Great Mall in Milpitas Saturday night. Here's what we know:

MILPITAS, Calif. (KGO) -- Milpitas police have given the "all-clear" and say teams have concluded searching the Great Mall after a reported shooting Saturday night.

At 9:36 p.m., officials said everyone who was sheltering in place has been escorted out safely and no one was injured in the shooting.

The incident was first recorded at 5:23 p.m. the Saturday before Christmas and police alerted shoppers and workers to shelter in place.

Sunday morning, Milpitas police said a 22-year-old San Francisco man was injured by a self-inflicted gunshot and was "not the victim of an act of violence."

On Twitter, a shopper posted videos inside the Guess store. Officials asked how many people were inside the store and told them to lock themselves inside.

Another person tweeted video of them running inside a store to take shelter in the back oom.

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff said crews were on the scene assisting Milpitas police.

Police say there were two unrelated medical emergencies during the evacuations which required medical transportation to a local hospital.

Officials say "there are currently no on-going threats to the community."

Detectives and field evidence technicians remain on scene and are actively investigating the incident, Milpitas police tweeted.

Those with information on the shooting are asked to contact the Milpitas Police Department.

Stay with ABC7 News for more on this developing story.