Shooting reported at Charlotte Mall

(WNCN) — There are various reports of a shooting at a mall in North Carolina near Charlotte.

WCNC, the NBC affiliate in Charlotte,  is reporting that witnesses say  shots were fired inside Northlake Mall in North Charlotte just after 2 p.m. today..

Meanwhile, WBTV reported that a witness told them that an officer shot and killed a gunman inside the mall.

A woman in the parking lot of the mall, said she heard gunshots and saw many people running from the mall.

One shopper says the shooting occurred near the Apple Store inside the mall.

Twitter users are reporting the mall is being evacuated, while others are reporting they are hiding inside locked stores, WCNC reported.

“Food and sodas were just flying in the air and people were running out the door,” a woman who was inside during the shooting told WCNC on camera outside the mall.

“I was shaking until 5 minutes ago. It was terrifying.  It was terrifying to people inside with small kids. I heard them (parents) calling kids names — and it was very scary,” the woman said.

MEDIC says they are treating one patient with a leg injury, one patient with an asthma attack and one patient in labor.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s