At least 1 dead after shooting near upscale mall in South Florida

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A gunman opened fire near the tony Equinox fitness center at the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables Saturday, killing a former co-worker and leaving one seriously wounded before killing himself, police sources said.

The MDFR helicopter landed at the nearby Coral Gables Senior High School's sports field and took the two wounded to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center.

The shooting occurred at the Equinox Fitness Club in Coral Gables, Florida, according to ABC's Local 10 News and the Miami Herald newspaper.

No one was being sought in connection with the shooting, Perez said.

According to Coral Gables Police, the subjects involved in the shooting knew each other.

In videos posted on social media shortly after the shots rang out, an automated recording is heard: "Emergency - evacuate or seek shelter".

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Tim Hartog, general manager of Yard House restaurant, said the business was on lockdown for a time. "People rushed inside. People were hiding under tables", he said. Witnesses at the Villagio Restaurant and the Yard House also reported hearing the gun shots. "Go Coral Gables Police!"

About an hour after the shooting, a few people still in workout attire were outside the gym.

"That's when I saw people running as fast as they could out a service exit to a back alley".

The shooting started about 1 p.m., witnesses told WPLG.

By 1:40 pm, police reported the area was safe and secured.

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