Mall shooting

A Bradley police officer photographs evidence at the scene of Sunday’s shooting at Northfield Square Mall.

BRADLEY — Police are continuing their investigation into Sunday’s shooting in the parking lot at Northfield Square Mall.

Police said a man was shot in the hand and was driven by a third party to a local hospital. The injury was not life-threatening, police said.

The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. Bradley officers were dispatched to the southeast entrance area of the mall.

Police said Monday that known subjects involved are not cooperating with the investigation.

In a statement Monday afternoon, Northfield Square Mall management and Namdar Realty Group LLC released a statement regarding the shooting.

“We do not take this matter lightly, and we will work to identify any need for further security measures to bolster those already in place, informed by the results of the police department’s investigation, and will respond accordingly,” the statement read.

Jeff Bonty is a reporter for The Daily Journal. He can be reached at and 815-937-3366.


Jeff Bonty has worked for The Daily Journal since September 1986, starting in the sports department before moving to news reporting in 2002. He's a native of Indiana and graduate of Purdue University. His email is