[UPDATED WITH VIDEO OF THE DRIVER BEING ARRESTED] — SUV intentionally plows into Chicago mall

An SUV has plowed into the Woodfield Mall in Chicago and, as I suggested in the title, it looks intentional. Police say the driver has been taken into custody and there is no word thus far on any injuries.

Here’s what we know so far from CBS Chicago:

Stores at Woodfield Mall have been placed on lockdown, employees tell CBS 2.

A Schaumburg police official says no shots were fired.

There is video on social media showing a car droving into the mall. The user says, “This is not happening right now!”

A witness told CBS 2 that the car was driving erratically and that police have placed the driver into custody. Chopper 2 shows a door into the Sears store shattered, presumably by the car.

Witness Lateef Farooqui told CBS 2 that he was on the second floor when he saw a Chevy Trailblazer driving down the center of the mall “like you would a shopping cart.” The driver appeared to be younger, Farooqui said. He drove over a kiosk and then hit the Forever 21. The then ran out of the SUV and was caught by police.

Here’s a video showing the SUV driving around in the mall:

 
UPDATE: Here are a few photos from the scene:



Also I should point out that the earlier reports by some in the media of an active shooter were false, according to multiple reports from the police:

Another photo from someone whose mom worked in the mall:

UPDATE 2: Here’s video of the driver being arrested (the user who recorded on Twitter deleted it but I made a copy):

And here’s another:

We’ll update you with more when we have it…

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