World Desk, Amar Ujala, Washington
Published by: Pranjul Srivastava
Updated to Tuesday, 26 October 2021 08:33 AM IST
Police also detained the attacker and evacuated the shopping mall. Police said an investigation into the case is ongoing.
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Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee said the shopping mall was currently vacant. He said police had an encounter with the attacker and he was later taken into custody. He declined to reveal further details about the attacker. Police say they can only say anything after the investigation.
“We received information about the attack around 1.30am on Monday,” police officer Ryan Lee said. When police arrived, a man opened fire and fell to the ground. During this time, police officers identified the attacker and cross-firing with him, in which one officer was injured. However the accused was taken into custody. So far it has come to light that only one person was involved in the attack.