I-Team: Shooting outside Beachwood Place Mall leads to arrest, man taken to hospital, police say
The Fox 8 I-Team has learned police and agents with the state Bureau Of Criminal Investigation are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of Beachwood Place Mall Saturday afternoon.
BEACHWOOD, Ohio (WJW) - The Fox 8 I-Team has learned police and agents with the state Bureau Of Criminal Investigation are investigating a shooting that happened in the parking lot of Beachwood Place Mall Saturday afternoon.
Beachwood Police Chief Kelly Stillman tells the I-Team the shooting happened outside the mall in the parking lot near Dillard’s and Nordstrom during an altercation between two men around 1:50 p.m.
One man was shot multiple times and taken to the hospital, where he underwent surgery and is now in the ICU, police said in a statement. Another man was reportedly arrested.
Police said that it appears the two men may have known one another prior to the incident. They said in a statement that the act of violence was not random.
No other injuries were reported. Police are still investigating the incident.
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