Report of shots fired prompts Pittsburgh mall evacuation; 2 detained

Inside Ross Park Mall

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fight between multiple people at a western Pennsylvania mall culminated in gunfire, forcing stores to lock down and shoppers to evacuate.

Law enforcement officials say two young men were arrested in connection with the shooting at the Ross Park Mall in Ross Township on Saturday. No one was injured.

Ross Township Police Detective Sergeant Brian Kohlhepp says authorities recovered three guns from the two suspects.

Police say five or six people were involved in the fight.

It took several hours for everyone in the mall to be evacuated.

Ross Township is located about eight miles north of Pittsburgh.

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