One girl was injured after she heard what was initially believed to be gunfire.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Quail Springs Mall in Oklahoma Metropolis was evacuated Saturday afternoon after patrons believed they heard gunshots, however police later realized that the pops didn’t come from a gun.
An Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division official confirmed to KFOR that the mall was evacuated and that the incident was initially investigated as an energetic shooter scenario.
Nonetheless, as police additional investigated, they realized that the loud booming sounds weren’t gunshots, however fairly the sound of confetti canons being fired throughout a commencement celebration at a hair salon contained in the mall, the official stated.
The commotion brought about panic amongst patrons, with a number of scrambling for security and shelter.
A girl handed out and one other girl fell and injured her knee, in line with the official.
The official confirmed that there have been no precise gunshots.
The mall has been reopened to patrons.
The official didn’t know if hair salon personnel obtained permission from mall safety to fireplace the confetti canons.
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