INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Two teenagers were shot Saturday afternoon inside Independence Center, a busy shopping mall just east of Kansas City.
Part of the mall was evacuated following the shooting, which happened about 4:30 p.m..
According to police, a fight between two groups of people led to the shooting.
"There was a verbal altercation between a couple different groups coming in through the lower level of the Sears store," said Capt. John Cato. "At some point in that altercation shots were actually fired."