Police investigating after shots fired, shell casings found outside Oak Park Mall

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Police are investigating after shots were fired Wednesday night outside Oak Park Mall.

Overland Park police spokesman John Lacy said officers were called to the mall around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Lacy said officers recovered several shell casings outside the mall just east of the food court entrance. Through their investigation, police determined an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot had been hit by gunfire several times.

Police said, as of Wednesday night, no one has come forward saying they were injured in the shooting. Lacy also said police don't have any suspects in custody at this time.

The mall was placed on lockdown as police investigated, but there was no evidence of a shooting inside the mall.

The incident is still under investigation. Police are asking anyone with information to call Overland Park police at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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