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Accidental gunfire causes scare at Seminole Towne Center, police say

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Sanford police were called to the Seminole Towne Center Friday afternoon after an incident took place at the mall, the Sanford Police Department said.

Officers said around 12:40 p.m. that an individual may have accidentally discharged a firearm inside the mall.

Police said it was not believed to be an active shooter situation, but did not immediately provide any other details.

Officers later confirmed that a shopper did accidentally discharge their firearm in the food court restroom.

No one was injured during the incident, police said.

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