Unfounded fears of a shooting caused widespread panic and sent shoppers fleeing a Long Island shopping mall on the day after Christmas.
The frightening scene played out at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, according to a Twitter post by someone who witnessed the chaos.
“The whole Roosevelt Field Mall started running out,” reads the post.
Video on social media shows several people exiting the mall into a parking lot.
There were no reports of injuries and no arrests stemming from the incident.
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