Shooting at suburban New York mall wounds one

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NEW YORK —  A person was in custody Tuesday after a shooting at a suburban New York shopping mall, a law enforcement official said.

Police responded to reports of an attempted robbery at a watch store in the crowded Roosevelt Field mall in Nassau County about 1 p.m., Officer Steve Zacchia told CNN.

It was not an active shooter situation, police said.

A 67-year-old mall employee was in serious but stable condition, officials said.

Police said the mall remained open except for the crime scene.

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