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UPDATE: Lexington Police say 3 injured in shooting at Fayette Mall


UPDATE (8/23/2020 7:30 PM):

LEXINGTON, KY (WOWK) — Lexington Police are releasing new information after a shooting inside the Fayette Mail on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Lexington Police Department, the shooting happened around 4 P.M. inside of the mall, outside of the Bath & Body Works store.

Police say three people where shot. Their conditions and injuries are unknown at this time.

According to police, the incident does not appear to be a random shooting, but the investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE (8/23/2020 5:18 PM):

LEXINGTON, KY (WOWK) — Lexington Police say the shooting at the mall is not an active shooter situation.

The mall is currently being evacuated and officers are checking each store. Mall patrons and employees are being sheltered on LexTran buses.

They are still asking people to continue to avoid the area if possible.

ORIGINAL STORY (8/23/2020 4:45 PM):

LEXINGTON, KY (WOWK) — According to the Lexington Police department, officers have responded to a reported shooting at the Fayette Mall in Lexington on Sunday evening.

It happened just after 4 P.M.

Few details have been released, but police are asking people to avoid the area.

This is a breaking news story and will me updated as more information becomes available.

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