67-year-old Man shot in Mall

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Roosevelt Fields Mall

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

A 67-year-old man was shot Tuesday afternoon, during a botched robbery in Nassau County, New York. The shooter was shopping in a high end watch store when he pulled a weapon and began firing, hitting a man outside the store and sending holiday shoppers running for cover.

Dozens' fled the mall after hearing a shot while people screamed get down, get down. The incident happened at the Roosevelt Fields Mall in Garden City, NY the unidentified victim was hit in the shoulder by a stray bullet - he was a mall employee.

According to reports a security guard apprehended the suspect and secured him for the police who took the man into custody. The Mall was temporarily locked down, during and after the shooting. No other injuries were reported.  

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