Shoppers evacuated from Town Center mall, reports of shots fired

Police: One person shot at Town Center mall

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Town Center at Boca Raton mall Sunday afternoon. 

Boca police later confirmed that one person was shot and transported to Delray Medical Center. 

The condition of that person is not known.

Some shoppers were evacuated and a large police presence was seen outside.  

Additionally, officers with guns drawn were captured on cellphone video entering the mall. 

Some stores locked their doors and turned off the lights, ushering customers to back rooms. 

While locked inside a store, shopper Rodney Parker captured video of officers with guns drawn, searching through a main mall corridor. 

Officers urged anyone in the mall to shelter in place and wait for police to assist with a safe evacuation.

Boca police said officers SWAT teams were conducting an active search of the area but that there was no active shooter. 

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