Police investigate after shots fired at Tippecanoe Mall


LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Police are investigating after reports of shots fired outside the Tippecanoe Mall Friday evening.

The Lafayette Police Department said they responded to the mall for reports of shots fired. When they arrived, officers determined that a confrontation between at least two people lead to the shots being fired.

Nobody was injured from the shooting. However, an uninvolved female was injured as she ran from the shooting and dislocated her knee.

Police found one suspect inside the mall and took them into custody. The 17-year-old was preliminarily charged with criminal recklessness and intimidation.

Police believe this was an isolated incident between individuals. They are no longer seeking any other involved individuals.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200

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