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Shots fired following attempted shoplifting at Eastdale Mall

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Montgomery Police were called to Eastdale Mall Friday afternoon after shots rang out following a shoplifting incident.

According to MPD, officers were called to the scene of shots fired at Eastdale Mall on Friday in the parking lot near JC Penney and Red Lobster.

Police say three subjects were attempting to shoplift at JC Penney inside the mall. The three suspects were chased outside by JC Penney security and one of the suspects discharged a firearm into the ground during the incident. That suspect is now in custody.

Charges are pending further investigation of the incident. No injuries were reported.

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