10 people shot at South Carolina’s Columbiana Centre

Ten people were injured by gunfire following a shooting incident at the Columbiana Centre mall in Columbia, South Carolina, Saturday afternoon, according to police.

The incident took place around 2:28 p.m., and officers responded to the scene and began going store to store evacuating people, police said. The gunshot victims’ ages ranged from 15 to 75 years-old, Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook told reporters at a news conference later in the evening.

As of Saturday evening, eight of the victims were in critical but stable condition, Holbrook said.

“What is important is that we have no fatalities,” he told reporters.