Detectives indicate evidence implies that last night's shooting in the parking lot of North Star Mall was not a random act, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
A man in his twenties had just gotten out of his car in the parking not near Macy's when a car pulled up and somebody fired several shots at him.
He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition with a bullet in the stomach.
The car containing the gunman then sped away. Detectives say other people in the parking lot had trouble making out a descption of the car due to bad lighting.
Nobody else was hurt.