California Mall Locked Down After Shots Fired

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Police have taken a suspect into custody after shots were fired at a Southern California shopping mall, forcing a lockdown of stores. It did not appear anyone was hurt.

Newport Beach police Sgt. William Depweg said shots were fired in the area of a Macy's department store at the Fashion Island mall Saturday afternoon.

Depweg said someone was taken into custody, and there were no known victims.

There were no further details immediately available.

Several shoppers tweeted that they were kept inside stores in the open-air mall after gunshots were heard.


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  • by jane Location: Location on Dec 16, 2012 at 02:51 AM
    the crazy depressed people come out at Christmas time. Im surprised nobody has jumped off any overpasses on the Interstates. That always happens. be vigilant of your surroundings people.
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