Two shot in altercation at Western Hills Mall

FAIRFIELD, AL (WBRC) - Two people were shot Tuesday during a fight outside of Western Hills Mall.

Fairfield Police said the fight began away from the mall in Bessemer between two groups of people in two seperate cars. The groups followed each other to Western Hills Mall in Fairfield, where suspects in one of the cars shot at people inside the other car, striking two passengers.

The victims went inside the mall to get help. Police and paramedics arrived shortly afterwards.

Investigators said the suspects, who were driving a black car, fled the scene. A search was underway.

The condition of the victims was not known, but police said their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Fairfield Police Department or 911.

Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.