Mall Gunfire Over New Jordan Shoes

Malls across the country were flooded with customers.

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    Thousands of people lined up Friday for a pair of these babies.

    Everybody wants a nice pair of shoes. So much so, that when the new Nike Air Jordan's went on sale this morning, people were willing to fire off weapons to get to them.

    The SFist reports, around 6 a.m. this morning, shots were fired at the Hilltop Mall in Richmond, where around 3,000 were people were waiting in line for the latest Air Jordan 11 Retro Concords.

    No injuries were reported.

    The new Jordan's retail for $180. Some shoppers hope to resell them for twice that price. Friday was the first time the classic shoes were available in nearly 10 years.

    The Richmond incident wasn't the only reported problem surrounding the new shoes. Malls all over the country experienced rowdy crowds waiting for the shoes.

    Police were called to a shopping center in Redondo Beach, as well as Pineville, N.C., Atlanta, Seattle and Indianopolis.

    A lot of people were unable to get the new Jordans. Some shoppers told NBC Miami they were maced by police and trampled by other shoppers.

    "You can probably see by my face that I didn't even go to sleep last night just for these shoes," said Arthur Jean-Louis, who had waited more than 24 hours.

    At least six people were arrested in the Washington area.

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