One person dead, two injured in shooting at Florida mall: police
Police at shooting scene (Zoran Karapancev / Shutterstock.com)

MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - One person is dead and two are injured after a shooting early Saturday at a mall in Melbourne, Florida, police said.


"At this time, we believe the situation is contained," said Melbourne police commander Vince Pryce.

Police did not immediately say whether the shooter was dead. Earlier, they had said the shooter was contained after gunfire erupted at Melbourne Square mall on Florida's east coast.

(Reporting by Irene Klotz; Writing by Colleen Jenkins)