Oakwood Center Mall: Shooting in Gretna, Louisiana Mall on Christmas Eve; 1 Dead

December 24, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Police on Wednesday are responding to a shooting inside the Oakwood Center Mall in Gretna, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana–located near New Orleans–on Wednesday.

One person was shot and killed inside the mall just before 4:30 p.m. local time. A suspect was arrested, according to a report from WDSU-TV.

Police are currently on the scene, and the mall was locked down.

One witness told a local station, FOX-8, that they heard at least three gunshots.