Update at 8 p.m.| Tukwila police arrested four people after a fight during which someone fired a handgun inside Southcenter mall Monday.
Officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired at the mall shortly after 5 p.m. and, upon arrival, identified and detained the four people who had been involved in a fight, according to the Tukwila Police Department.
During the fight, one person allegedly fired a single shot that struck another fight participant in the hand.
Officers found a handgun in the parking lot outside of the north mall entrance, police said.
The person who was shot had a superficial wound that was treated at the scene. No one else was injured.
Update at 5:50 p.m.: A Southcenter mall security official said “the situation is under control” and stores are reopening after a reported lockdown.
Original post: Police are investigating a reported shooting at Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila.
One person was reportedly injured, but it’s unclear if the person was wounded in a shooting, according to Times news partner KING-TV.
The shooting occurred near the north entrance to the Tukwila mall.
This post will be updated.