Follow-up reporting after gunfire at an embattled mall last night offers a better picture at this retail locale headed toward an inevitable demise.
Witnesses describe a stampede and shoppers running for their lives amid confusion and fear of more violence.
Here's the best report so far of an ongoing crisis that some local media attempt to downplay . . .
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence Center shut down early New Year's Eve once again as shots fired inside the mall sent shoppers scurrying for the exits. One teen was shot at least one person detained. "It was absolutely terrifying it was a literal stampede of people trying to get away.