Reports of Shooting Prompt Shelter-in-Place at Great Mall in Milpitas

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Reports of a shooting and an active shooter prompted a shelter-in-place at the Great Mall of the Bay Area.

Officers late Sunday swarmed the popular shopping center in Milpitas after receiving reports on social media and other sources that a shooting occurred at the mall.

Shoppers and employees were told to shelter-in-place while officers investigated and searched the area. They were later escorted out to the parking lot by officers.

Police said they could not confirm a shooting occurred at the mall and that there was no evidence of an active shooter incident.

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