Police responded to reports of shots fired in the the Auburn Mall parking lot this afternoon around 5pm. There have been reports that two people were shot. Police stated that the individuals who were injured and involved were likely familiar with each other. The situation is not ongoing and was not a random shooting.
Residents are asked to avoid the area around the Auburn Mallas a black male suspect wearing a white t-shirt and jeans with a stripe was seen running from the area. There is a heavy police presence in the surrounding area including the parking lot next to the Belk Store which is closed off.
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