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” title =” City authorities responded to a false claim of an active shooter at Town Square.( Kurt Rempe/ FOX5) “border=” 0″ src =” http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/17141725_G.jpg?auto=webp&disable=upscale&width=800&lastEditedDate=20180707021924″ width=” 180″/ > Metro authorities reacted to a false claim of an active shooter at Town Square.( Kurt Rempe/ FOX5) Cops apprehended a number of people after a battle at Town Square was wrongly reported as an
( Kurt Rempe/ FOX5 ) LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – City Cops stated false claims of an active shooter cause a heavy reaction by officers in the area Friday night. According to City Cops, there was a battle there between teens. Authorities stated one weapon was discovered, which was formerly seen by many individuals. No one was injured and no shots were fired. LVMPD stated the main individual included was put into custody, as were several others.
Witnesses had said they heard gunshots however at the AMC at Town Square, however cops stated those reports were never ever verified.
A number of people at Town Square stated they were put on lockdown, informed to move away from store entryways for safety. Others said they were informed to leave the area.
” We do everything we can to contain the location, which is exactly what we did,” the watch leader with City Cops said.
“( Our reaction) was based on the info we had at the time.”
Inning Accordance With Metro Police, another suspect was nabbed and spoken with by investigators. The suspect’s charges are being determined.
Witnesses were later on released theater by theater and the AMC closed for the rest of the day.
FOX5 producer Kristen Kidman was on the scene when lockdowns started.
” I was at Pinot’s Palette. We protected in location, a lot people hid in the back and they turned the lights off. Some individuals were very upset, particularly when somebody began banging on the back entrance and another person attempted to open it. We actually believed there was a shooter, that’s all we kept hearing. It was all very alarming. Relieved it wasn’t almost as bad as we believed,” she said.
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