TORRANCE, Calif. — Police swarmed the Del Amo Fashion Center shopping mall in Torrance Monday amid reports of an active shooter. Multiple agencies were responding.
Witnesses report hearing multiple gunshots — At least one person was injured.
Police Activity in the area of Del Amo Fashion Center. Please avoid the area. More information to follow.
— Torrance CA (@TorranceCA) June 3, 2019
Some shoppers and employees sheltered-in-place as others fled the chaotic scene.
Video posted online showed dozens of police cars. Witnesses also said the apparent shooter was armed with a long gun.
— bridgeeee (@bridgetcastania) June 3, 2019
SOMEONE WITH AN AR RIFLE AT DEL AMO MALL WE STUCK IN THE BACK OF OUR STORE AND HES ON OUR SIDE OF THE MAKL OMG
— k (@lavendrscrub) June 3, 2019
I just saw someone get shot at Del amo mall oh my god
— brenda (@brendaidkk) June 3, 2019
On scene at Del Amo Mall in Torrance where a shooting took place about an hour ago. Sounds like one victim according to witnesses. Suspect is still at large. pic.twitter.com/wCk9NABGSw
— David Rosenfeld (@RosenfeldReport) June 3, 2019
Stay away from the Del Amo Mall! pic.twitter.com/VG9vPObRzO
— çärłõś (@ALMONDMILK__) June 3, 2019
More than a dozen @TorrancePD patrol cars are outside the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, and people can be seen leaving underneath crime scene tape. Sky5 is now overhead. https://t.co/C97KXjBxbW pic.twitter.com/dJqtvLRwgv
— KTLA (@KTLA) June 3, 2019
Del amo malll !! It’s a active shooter !!!! pic.twitter.com/M4Hv1qYu0h
— ???? (@nothinlikelee) June 3, 2019
Torrance CA – man running through the Del Amo mall with a long gun. Currently being chased by Torrance police. STAY AWAY FROM THE AR pic.twitter.com/utAO33Lfzd
— T.O.T Consulting (@TOTPINYC) June 3, 2019
The alleged shooter remains at large. Officials say the preliminary investigation reveals the suspect to be a male Hispanic adult, 20-25 years of age, shaved head wearing a black shirt and checkered shorts.