Police in Durham, North Carolina are responding to reports of a shooting at Southpoint Mall on Sunday afternoon.
It’s unclear if there are any injuries at this time.
Conor McClure, a resident of nearby Chapel Hill, said he was in the store Loft when he heard a loud sound followed by people scrambling for the exit.
“Heard a loud sound, almost sounded like thunder or someone moving heavy furniture. Didn’t think it sounded like a shot. Thought nothing of it,” McClure told Fox News. “Shortly after, saw tons of people running out of the main building.”
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A desk attendant at the Durham Police Department confirmed that officers were responding to a report of a shooting at the mall.
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McClure said he was cleared to leave the mall about 30 minutes after going into lockdown and that there were five or six police cars and ambulances outside.