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2 Injured, 1 In Custody After Shooting At Virginia Mall

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - Officials said two women have been shot at a community college section of a Virginia mall and a suspect is in custody.

Christianburg city spokeswoman Becky Wilburn said emergency officials received a 911 call around 2 p.m. Friday about someone with a gun at the New River Community College satellite location in the mall outside of Blacksburg. The caller reported hearing shots fired.

She said two adult women had gunshot wounds. One was reportedly airlifted to the hospital and the other was taken by ambulance.

Their conditions and identities are unknown.

Authorities do not believe there's any continuing threat to the community.

Montgomery County Schools were briefly locked down as a precaution.

Officials did not provide any other information about the suspected shooter.

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