EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Shoppers at Cielo Vista Mall tell KTSM 9 News they are being told to evacuate the shopping area.
While it is unclear why shoppers are being evacuated, police are responding to an incident in the area. The public is urged to stay away from the area.
Police say no shots were fired but are clearing the mall as a precaution. Law enforcement says a celebrity was at the mall and caused a rush of persons.
“Rumors spread of shots fired,” police tweeted. “If there are injuries only due to mad rush.”
Officers responded to Cielo Vista Mall on shots fired. No shooting. No shots fired. Officers clearing the mall as a precaution. No SHOTS FIRED— EL PASO POLICE DEPT (@EPPOLICE) April 24, 2021
This story will be updated.