File Photo: Authorities in South Carolina respond to reports of shots fired at the the Columbiana Centre mall in the suburbs outside Columbia. AP
Columbia police said the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon at Columbiana Centre.
``We have confirmed that people have been injured during the incident, they are receiving medical attention,'' police tweeted. ``The extent of injuries unknown at this time.''
Police said they are evacuating the mall and working to assess the scene. They did not immediately release additional details.