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Northlake Mall was locked down Saturday afternoon after reports gunfire inside the mall, according to CMPD.

Officers working in an off-duty capacity inside of Northlake Mall heard a single gunshot fired near Entry 4 at 3:58 p.m. ET. and immediately called for backup.

They located physical evidence of a shot being fired. No one was located who had been shot. The officers on scene worked with Northlake Mall management and security in conducting an evacuation of the mall.

CMPD Officers and members of the Charlotte Fire Department conducted a search of the mall for victims or suspects.

Three bystanders were located who had medical conditions unrelated to the incident, and they were treated by Medic.

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