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Jamar Mackey Says Police Apology For Wrongful Detainment Not Enough

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Shooting at Milpitas mall was accidental, police say

The shooting that emptied the Great Mall in Milpitas on Saturday evening involved a man who accidentally shot himself, police said.

The 22-year-old man was initially thought to be a victim of a shooting at the mall, the Milpitas Police Department said.

For the record:

9:30 AM, Dec. 21, 2020An earlier version of this article stated that the shooting was a suicide attempt. Police said it was an accidental shooting.

A news release issued by the police described the incident as involving “a self-inflicted gunshot wound.” Capt. John Torrez said the man was not trying to harm himself

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Police investigating mall shootings in Calif., Ga. on busiest shopping day of holiday

Police release customers from the Great Mall in Milpitas, Calif., after reports of an active shooter were made, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via AP)

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UPDATED 3:30 PM PT – Sunday, December 20, 2020

Separate mall shootings sent shoppers scrambling for safety on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Shoppers huddled in stores and hallways in fear for their lives after shots rang out on Saturday evening in a Northern California mall.

According to reports, the shots were fired at the Great Mall in Milpitas, which is just north of

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Police investigate shooting at Northern California mall

The Milpitas Police Department investigated a shooting Saturday night at a mall, and people temporarily sheltered in place.

The shooting was first reported at 5:32 p.m., KGO-TV reported.

At 8:30 p.m., the department said officers were escorting store employees and shoppers out of the mall. The all clear was given around 9:30 p.m. Police say two people went to the hospital for unrelated medical emergencies during evacuations.

The Mercury News reported that police did not offer details about the shooting itself, including about any victims and whether a suspect was still at large. But emergency responders were seen transporting one

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