Is there a shooting at the Barton Creek Mall?

ON Saturday, December 18, 2021 there was a report of people with guns at the Barton Creek Square Mall.

This incident happened a week before Christmas, as many may still be doing last minute shopping before the holiday.

Is there a shooting at the Barton Creek Mall?

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, 911 operators of the Austin-Travis County EMS received multiple calls describing “several people with guns & shots fired.”

The shot reportedly came from the food court of the mall.

Police and emergency responders at the scene are handling the "active attack response."

The Barton Creek Square Mall is located in Austin, Texas.

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One person took to social media to share a video, explaining that people were being evacuated from the mall.

What have the police said about the incident at the Barton Creek Mall?

The Austin Police Department released a statement on their Twitter account regarding the incident.

“Officers currently working a developing incident at Barton Creek Mall for reports of a robbery,” wrote the Austin Police Department on Twitter.

“Please avoid the area. PIO is responding. Media, remain on the backside of the parking lot near Walsh Tarlton. Will advise of exact location and time soon.”

No casualties have been reported so far.

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