WCVB reports the shooting was around 3 p.m.
People ran for their lives:
Shortly before 4 pm., Braintree Police reported:
IF YOU ARE SHELTERING IN PLACE IN A STORE, IT IS SAFE TO COME OUT. OFFICERS WILL DIRECT YOU OUTSIDE. THE MALL IS NOW CLOSED.
Steve Cooper at WHDH reports that two weeks ago, a man got eight years in prison for shooting somebody at the mall in 2020.