CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA)- One person was shot in the leg at Market Place Mall around 2 p.m. this afternoon.
The fight involved a male and a female. It started near the food court and ending in the parking lot.
Police say Diamond Mitchell, 22, of Urbana, fired a gun, injuring a 19-year-old male involved in the fight.
The injuries are non-life threatening.
Mitchell was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Champaign County Correctional Center.
The loaded gun was recovered by police on scene.
Our crews spoke to people who were in the mall at the time of the shooting. Witnesses tell WCIA they heard gun shots and saw crowds of people rushing out. One woman who did not wish to be on camera says she was locked in a store, separated from her children when the shooting and evacuations took place.
CPD continues to investigate the shooting. Anyone with additional information is asked to please contact police at 217-351-4545.