Police are searching for multiple suspects after a fight led to a shooting in a King of Prussia Mall parking garage Friday night.
According to Upper Merion police, multiple calls came in about a shooting in the parking lot around 8:04 p.m
Officers responded to the scene and were directed to the lower level of the blue parking garage outside Macy’s.
Witnesses at the scene told officers they heard several gunshots, but police said there was no shooting and no victims were located.
However, police said a short time later, a man contacted Upper Merion police and reported that he was at a nearby gas station and had sustained a minor hand injury.
According to police, the man told officers that he was in the basement of the Blue Parking Garage trying to sell sneakers to another party, and a fight ensued.
The man said while he was distracted, a suspect put a gun to the back of his head. The man then began to attack the suspect with the weapon, police said.
The man, who police said had a license to carry, fired his own handgun during the struggle. Police said it is believed the suspect also fired a weapon.
According to police, witnesses in the area reported seeing three or four men dressed all in black and wearing black masks get into a vehicle and flee the area. The man also got into his own vehicle and fled the area.
Upper Merion police said they found several pieces of evidence in the Blue Parking Garage in the area of the shooting.
During the initial investigation it was determined that the man knew the suspects, the police said.
Police said it was a targeted incident and no other mall patrons were injured or believed to be in danger.
Upper Merion Police ask that if anyone has any information about this shooting, please contact police at 610-265-3232. Tips can also be submitted on the department’s Crimewatch page at Uppermerionpolice.org.