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Bourbonnais' Northfield Square Mall Evacuated After Shots Fired; No Injuries Reported

Bradley Police Chief Don Barber confirmed to NBC 5 that several shots were fired at the mall, resulting in "criminal damage only"

Several shots were fired at Bourbonnais' Northfield Square Mall Friday evening, prompting an evacuation of the mall, though no injuries were reported, according to police.

Bradley Police Chief Don Barber confirmed to NBC 5 that several shots were fired at the mall, resulting in "criminal damage only."

Police said no injuries were reported and there was no information released on a potential suspect.

Police later wrote in a Facebook post the incident appeared to be "isolated" and there were "no further public safety concerns."

"Thanks to all responding agencies for the quick and dedicated service to our community. Thanks to all citizens that reached out and assisted law enforcement in any way," the department wrote.

Barber confirmed the mall was evacuated "per protocol." The mall did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots in the area.

Shortly before the shooting, police had alerted residents that "no trespassing" signs had been posted "due to the numerous complaints about local 'car clubs' hanging out" at the mall and several nearby locations.

Check back for more on this developing story.

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