21 May 2020 08:37
A suspect is in custody after a man opened fire at a shopping and entertainment complex in the United States this morning. Three people were shot at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, in the state of Arizona, local police said. One person is believed to be in a critical condition in hospital. Police said the suspect was "taken into custody safely". Glendale Police Department took to social media to urge people to stay away.
"Please stay out of the Westgate area," police tweeted. "Preliminary info from our dispatch is there were at least two persons struck by gunfire and one person is in custody." Arizona Senator Martin Quezada was at the complex when the shooting happened around 7.20pm local time. "I just witnessed an armed terrorist with an AR-15 shoot up Westgate," the senator tweeted. "There are multiple victims. "I saw two victims with my own eyes." Mr Quezada said he did not know how many others had been shot.