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SouthPark Mall is back open after a disturbance inside a store prompted an evacuation Saturday afternoon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.
CMPD and other first responders were called to the mall after receiving reports of shots being fired inside SouthPark Mall shortly after 2 p.m.
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it was unable to confirm if shots were fired during the incident. In a statement sent just before 4:30 p.m., CMPD said a disturbance inside a store between to people led to the evacuation. Both people were detained by security immedi.
South Park Mall reopens after reports of shots fired, evacuation SouthPark Mall has reopened after emergency crews responded to the area on Saturday afternoon.
Police did not find any evidence that suggested that gunshots were fired inside the mall. Out of an abundance of caution, the mall was evacuated. Multiple officers assisted with the evacuation process.
SouthPark Mall reopens, no evidence of shooting
Shoppers were escorted outside and were reunified in the Dick’s Sporting Goods parking lot. According to a witness inside the mall, shoppers were asked to shelter in place.
Police said that an initial investigation revealed that there was a ‘disturbance’ in a store between two people.
They were immediately detained by mall security.No other criminal activity was reported and there are no other threats at the mall.
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Medic confirmed that one person was taken to the hospital with injuries not related to gunshot wounds.
Two people were detained by security following an incident that prompted SouthPark Mall to be evacuated Saturday.