WATCH: Fight forced evacuation of parking garage at Universal Studios, Orlando police say

Evacuation came hours after shooting scare at Florida Mall

A fight between children led officers to evacuate a parking garage at Universal Studios “out of an abundance of caution,” according to Orlando police.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A fight between children led officers to evacuate a parking garage at Universal Studios “out of an abundance of caution,” according to Orlando police.

Officers responded to the parking garage around midnight on Saturday.

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Police did not say what started the fight, only that it was between “several juveniles.”

Video posted on social media, seen above, shows people running in a panic amid the commotion.

Officers said no shots were fired during the brawl, no weapons were found and no one was hurt.

This evacuation came just hours after a shooting scare at the Florida Mall. A loud noise caused people to run from the mall.

In a tweet, Orange County Sheriff’s Office said “NO shots fired at Florida Mall. Loud noise is suspected fireworks.”


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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.