Houston, Jun 17 (PTI) Shots were fired inside a shopping mall in Dallas, Texas, and police were searching for an active shooter, officials said.

Sources said a person was reported to have sustained injuries in the shooting Tuesday evening.

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A police spokeswoman confirmed that a shooting had taken place at the Galleria Dallas shopping mall.

Police were responding and still searching for a shooter, she said.

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According to local media, gunfire rang out on the third floor of the mall. Witnesses say some stores downed shutters as shoppers ran for cover.

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