BREAKING: Texas Mall In Lockdown After Active Shooter Claims

It is being reported that the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas is under lockdown after claims of an active shooting situation.

Authorities have cautioned people to steer clear of the area. The Hidalgo County Constable wrote on social media that several law enforcement agencies were heading to the scene.

Active Shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall Stay Away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the…

Posted by Hidalgo County Constable Pct.4 on Saturday, July 28, 2018

The city of McAllen, Texas tweeted that the incident was an attempted robbery and no firearm was discharged, contrary to earlier reports.

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Here’s more, from Valley Central:

Several suspects have been taken into custody following an attempted robbery at a jewelry store at La Plaza Mall in McAllen Saturday afternoon, according to the McAllen Police Department.

No injuries or shots were fired at the scene.

McAllen police say the sound of breaking glass is what triggered reports of shots fired.

As TIME reports, some videos which claim to be at the La Plaza Mall have emerged on social media.


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