The shopping mall is no longer the pinnacle of metro social life and commerce.
Accordingly, here's one more quick look at the death rattle of retail . . .
Several women were separated from their children during the chaos as the mall went into lockdown. Customers and employees took cover around 3 p.m.
Police said they found three shell casings inside the mall. One bullet was lodged in a wall.
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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (KCTV) - Several families took cover inside stores, dressing rooms and restrooms after a shooter opened fire inside a mall on Labor Day at the Independence Center in Independence, Missouri. Police said that, thankfully, no one was hit by the gunfire.