Mall Shooting Near Chicago– 5 Dead At Lane Bryant Store

Four people were killed in a Chicago area mall today.
The suspect is still on the loose.

Police investigate the scene shooting in front of Lane Bryant store at the Brookside shopping center in Tinley Park, Ill., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

NBC5 reported that the shooting may have been related to a robbery gone bad.
FOX News has this:

Four people died in an Illinois mall shooting on Saturday, according to a Chicago Tribune report attributed to the county coroner.

More than a dozen ambulances were at the Harlem-Irving Plaza mall in Tinley Park, about 30 miles southwest of Chicago, and the shopping center was locked down, MyFoxChicago.com reported.

Five shots were fired at the Lane Bryant store at 191st Street and Harlem Avenue, Deputy Clerk Laura Godette said. The incident occurred at 10:45 a.m. CT.

Police were seeking a 230-pound black male, 29, who was described as wearing black jeans with colored jewels on the back and a black or green jacket and black hat with one braid sticking out the side, Tinley Park police told FOXNews.com. No other suspects were being sought at the time. No further information was immediately available.

The shooting was at the Lane Bryant store in the strip mall 7264 W. 191st St. around 11 AM.

UPDATE: 5 women were killed in the shooting.

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