Fight between teen girls may have sparked Fayetteville mall evacuation
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — Frantic 911 calls about shots fired sent dozens of police officers to Fayetteville’s Cross Creek Mall on the day after Christmas.
CLICK TO VIEW 8 PHOTOS FROM INCIDENTS AT CROSS CREEK MALL ON MONDAYThe incident late Monday afternoon caused a ruckus as mall patrons rushed to evacuate and the mall closed early for the day.
Police say there was not an active shooter at the mall, where a fight among high school students in food court sparked trouble.
On Tuesday, more police were on hand to ensure a safe shopping experience.
“Bath and Body Works at the Cross Creek Mall, there’s a shooter in the store,” one 911 call said.
One person suffered a medical issue while fleeing the mall, which was quickly surrounded by emergency vehicles.
“I don’t know what I heard, I heard ‘pop pop pop.’ But, I don’t know what it was, it sounded like gun shots, but we