TERRIFIED shoppers fled a Virginia mall after shots were fired during an argument between a group of men.
Officers scrambled to the popular Tysons Corner Mall in Fairfax County as the building was put in lockdown and shoppers locked inside stores.People walking across the street as authorities investigate the shooting[/caption] Shoppers were exciting the mall after the reports[/caption] More people were seen fleeing the area[/caption]
Police said that when the fight broke out, one of the men ‘displayed a firearm & discharged weapon’.
Authorities said the potential suspect was a black male wearing a black hoodie, black jeans, and white shoes.
Officials later said there was no active shooter situation, and there were no reported injuries.
They said there were no further reports of gunfire.
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The mall is being cleared to ensure that the suspects are gone.
On Twitter, the local police department announced that the mall was closed and residents should avoid the area.
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