Dallas NorthPark Center mall shooting updates – 'Active shooter' reports emerge today as footage shows shoppers fleeing

SHOPPERS were filmed fleeing in terror over reports of shorts fired inside NorthPark mall in Dallas.

Footage showed people fleeing from the scene as sirens were overhead inside of the mall.

Some people claimed to have been evacuated from a movie theatre inside the mall.

Police were reportedly responding to the scene, but have not yet commented on the situation.

Many shoppers appeared to be inside of the mall due to having the day off to celebrate Memorial Day.

Reports of an active shooter situation emerged just after 1.30pm local time.

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    WORKER 'HID IN BATHROOM'

    A worker told a WFAA reporter that he was "hiding in the bathroom for 10 minutes."

    According to the reporter, he was "visibly shaken up."

    It is unclear how many people were inside the building when the incident took place.

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    SIRENS HEARD AT THE SCENE

    Sirens can be heard in footage from the scene as police vehicles arrived at the mall.

    Police confirmed that they were responding to reports of a shooter at the NorthPark Mall on Monday.

    They confirmed that one person was in custody.

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    SHOPPERS RUN FROM BUILDING

    Shoppers could be seen running from the building on Monday afternoon.

    It is unclear how many people were inside of the building when they were told to evacuate.

    Police quickly arrived at the scene after the reports arose around 1.30pm local time.

    People were seen leaving the mallCredit: Twitter
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    'ALARMS WENT OFF'

    One person said that they were evacuated from the mall after "alarms went off saying there's an emergency and to evacuate."

    In the footage several people could be seen walking out of the mall, with some running from the scene.

    Cops have confirmed that there was a shooting incident on Monday afternoon.

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    'NO SHOOTING VICTIMS LOCATED AT THIS TIME'

    The police also confirmed that they have not located any shooting victims "at this time."

    It is unclear whether cops have searched the entire building and whether or not there will be any victims.

    Cops also confirmed that one person is in custody.

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    'ONE PERSON IN CUSTODY'

    Dallas Police Department confirmed on Monday afternoon that one person is in custody following the shooting.

    No further information was given on the suspect, and it is unclear whether there is more than one.

    Police told people to "standby for updates" as they had only released early information.

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    DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT SPEAK OUT

    The Dallas Police Department have now confirmed that there was a shooting incident at the mall.

    "@PIODPD heading to a shooting incident at Northpark Mall. Early information is that one person is in custody.

    "No shooting victims located at this time. Stand by for updates."

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    MEMORIAL DAY 'SHOOTING'

    There have been several claims of a shooting on Memorial Day in Dallas, Texas.

    Footage emerged just after 1.30pm local time on Monday of people evacuating the mall.

    The Dallas Police Department are reportedly at the scene, but have not yet spoken about the incident.

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    EMPLOYEE SAYS SHE'S HIDING

    An employee who was working inside of the mall has claimed that she was hiding from an active shooter.

    Kindyl De Keyrei tweeted: "Currently working at North Park mall. There is an active shooter.

    "I’m hiding in the back with my associates and some of our customers."

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    PEOPLE EVACUATE MALL

    Footage showed what appeared to be shoppers evacuating the mall.

    Several people on Twitter claimed that they had been told to evacuate the place.

    In some video, you can hear sirens playing inside the mall.

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    REPORTS OF ACTIVE SHOOTING SITUATION

    Shoppers were filmed fleeing in terror over reports of shorts fired inside NorthPark mall in Dallas.

    Reports of an active shooter situation emerged just after 1.30pm local time.

    Footage showed people fleeing from the scene as sirens were overhead inside of the mall.

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