Update on Christiansburg mall shooting

Christiansburg authorities say they are in the process of interviewing the suspect in this afternoon’s shooting at New River Community College’s satellite facility at New River Valley Mall. His identity will not be released until charges are filed, but police said he is an adult male.

Identities of the two shooting victims still are not being released and police say they do not have information on their conditions.

As of 5:09 p.m., the mall was still being cleared by law enforcement officials, according to Christiansburg town spokeswoman Becky Wilburn. While the investigation is continuing, she said there is no indication of any other suspects being involved.



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