Kyle Busch Escapes Mall of America Shooting on Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - JULY 31: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Peanut Butter Toyota, stands on the grid during pre-race ceremonies prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 31, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images) | Getty Images


INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – JULY 31: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Peanut Butter Toyota, stands on the grid during pre-race ceremonies prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 31, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Kyle Busch, a two-time NASCAR champion, and his family safely escaped the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis after someone fired shots.

A video posted on Twitter shows Busch walking away from the chaos while holding hands with his son, Brexton.

Busch’s wife, Samantha, posted videos on her Instagram story, showing their son winning a youth racing event on Wednesday and riding roller coasters with her husband on Thursday before providing a sobering update after the shooting.

— Associated Press —

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