At approximately 7:02 pm the Danbury Police dispatch received a report of shots fired at the Danbury Fair Mall near Macy’s. Upon arrival officers found a sixteen-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound to her upper chest area. She was alert and conscious.
The mall was immediately placed on lockdown.
It is unknown at this time how many suspects are involved or if they are still in the mall. Police officers are still inside systematically clearing the building.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Danbury Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time and identity is being withheld.
It is believed to be an isolated incident but still under investigation.
Danbury Police are being assisted by the CT State Police and several area police departments.
We will release more information as it becomes available.