Mall reopens following incident where shots were fired

Top Stories

WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania mall has reopened, a day after it went into lockdown when shots were fired inside the building but no injuries were reported.

It’s still not clear what sparked the gunfire at the Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township, which erupted shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday. The shots sent dozens of customers racing for the exits, while many others took refuge inside stores before they eventually were escorted out by officers.

Authorities remained on scene for several hours as they searched throughout the mall. No arrests have been made, and it still wasn’t clear if more than one shooter was involved.

It’s also not clear what sparked the shooting.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

3-Day Forecast

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Community Calendar

Your Photos

Top Stories

More Top Stories

Latest Videos