An incident initially thought to be an active shooter situation was subsequently described by authorities as a robbery attempt at a jewelry store at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas.
The city of McAllen tweeted a statement from Police Chief Victor Rodriguez stating: “We are investigating a robbery attempt at a jewelry store at La Plaza Mall. All known suspects are in custody. No injuries involved. Reports of shots fired are attributed to to smashing glass cases.”
An active shooter has been reported at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday, authorities confirmed.
Hidalgo County Constable Pct.4 wrote on Facebook: “Active shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall. Stay away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the scene.”
Active Shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall Stay Away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the…
The city of McAllen, Texas, tweeted regarding the incident.
“Please stay away from La Plaza Mall. McAllen police is on the scene. We will continue to update you,” the tweet read.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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