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Lancaster, PA – Four People Shot and More Injured in Shooting at Park Center Mall

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Published: October 21, 2021
By: Minh Thu Nguyen
Last Updated on October 26, 2021

Four Shot and Two More Injured in Shooting at Park City Center Mall

According to Fox News, on October 17, 2021, a shooting broke out in Park City Center Mall at 142 Park City Center Lancaster, PA 17601.

Around 2:25 p.m. on Sunday, a fight started near the JC Penney store in Park City Center Mall and led to a shootout between the subjects. The Lancaster Bureau of Police has reported that three males and one female have suffered from gunshots wounds. Two other females were wounded while running away from the shooting.

The mall was immediately placed under lockdown and was said to not have any "immediate threat or danger to the public" approximately 40 minutes after the shooting. No suspects have been made public as of yet.

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Legal Rights for Victims of Shopping Mall Shootings

Attorney contributor Guy D'Andrea has been representing victims and families of shootings for many years. Below is what Kent has to say in regards to the rights of victims injured from a mall shooting.

"Malls are public property where people go to hang out, relax and shop. It is the responsibility of mall owners, managers and securities to keep their employees and patrons safe. Security measures like installing metal detectors and conducting body and bag searches could be in place to prevent individuals from carrying weapons into a mall."

"If you or a loved one has suffered an injury, like being shot, while you were on a business property, it is within your rights to pursue legal action. Even those who were placed in dangerous situations, such as a shootout at a mall, have grounds to seek legal justice. Mall owners could be held liable for a shooting if the crime is deemed reasonably foreseeable. Victims of mall shootings are advised to consult an experienced gun crimes injury lawyer to explore their legal options."


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