Shooting reported outside mall in Palm Beach county

A K-9 officer and a suspect were shot outside The Mall at Wellington Green Monday afternoon, according to news reports.

No details on the shooting were immediately available.

Miami Herald news partner CBS4 reported that that shooting happened in the parking lot near the food court at the mall, 10300 Forest Hill Blvd.

Carlos Hernandez, 20, told the Palm Beach Post that he heard two bangs and hid in a closet in Macy’s with seven other people.

He said deputies flooded the mall and no one was able to leave, the paper reported.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as information becomes available.