2 People Hurt, 2 in Custody After Shooting at Aventura Mall

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said there were two trauma alerts at the scene

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Two people were wounded and two people were in custody after a shooting at Aventura Mall Friday, authorities said.

Officers responded to the mall on Biscayne Boulevard after the incident was reported near the Nordstrom store around 11:20 a.m.

Aventura Police said the incident started with an argument near Nordstrom's shoe area, and as a result a firearm was discharged and injured two victims. Two individuals were detained and taken to be interviewed.

"Today's incident @AventuraMall was quickly addressed by Nordstrom security #AventuraMall security and @aventurapolice officers assigned to the mall leading to a quick arrest," police tweeted.

Footage showed a large police presence at the scene with multiple ambulances. Groups of people who appeared to have evacuated the mall were standing outside.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials confirmed that there were two trauma alerts at the scene. Police said one victim was in critical but stable condition, while the other victim was in stable condition.

Aventura Police said the area was secure and there were no other threats to the community. One firearm was recovered at the scene, police said.

No other information was immediately known.

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