COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a woman was shot in the upper chest at a store at Easton Town Center.
The victim, identified as Daneshia Elmore was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.
According to Columbus police, Elmore and the shooter, identified as Anikqua Williams knew each other. They met by chance at the PINK store and began arguing.
During the fight, Williams pulled out a gun and shot Elmore, police said.
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Police officers were on the scene within two minutes and arrested Williams.
Easton Town Center’s management released the following statement about security at the mall.
Significant resources are devoted to keeping people safe at Easton, including extensive video surveillance, special duty Columbus Police officers in cruisers, on bikes and on foot, plain clothes officers, K-9 officers and mounted patrol plus our own security personnel and members of our Ambassador team.
Our security procedures are constantly reviewed and adjusted based on feedback from local, state and federal authorities as well as national security experts.
Williams has been charged with felonious assault and police ask anyone with information on this incident to call Columbus Police Assault Detective Steven Kaethow at 614-645-4740 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.