Shooting erupts at The Galleria in Houston hours after 12 injured in attack at South Carolina mall

A SHOOTING has erupted at The Galleria in Houston hours after 12 were injured in an attack at a South Carolina Mall.

One victim was transported to a local hospital, Houston Police confirmed.

Multiple media outlets are reporting the shooting occurred inside the mall near the Shake Shack.

Police did not provide updates on the victim's condition.

A motive remains unknown and a suspect has not yet been named.

Houston Police said the scene remains active as the investigation continues.

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Video posted to Twitter show cops gathered near the Shake Shack with yellow caution tape around the area.

The incident occurred hours after a shooting left 12 injured at a mall in Columbia, South Carolina.

Cops confirmed the victims ranged in age from 15 to 73 in the rampage at Columbiana Centre mall.

Columbia Police Deputy Chief Melron Kelly said no fatalities have been reported – and revealed some people may have been trampled in the chaos.

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J. Canty, a security guard at the mall, said it is still an active situation as law enforcement works to evacuate the mall reports the Charlotte Observer.

Canty also said there is the belief a shooter, or shooters, are still inside the mall, which is on a lockdown that could last hours.

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