Police: Report of shots fired at Christiana Mall in Delaware, no evidence found

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- It was a frightening scene at the Christiana Mall in Delaware Friday night.

Several shoppers reported "shots fired" just before 9 p.m. which lead to the mall being locked down and evacuated.

One witness says she saw two people fighting and after the tussle heard gunshots.

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Video from the Christiana Mall in Delaware

Several state troopers were already on security detail at the mall because of the busy holiday shopping weekend.

Police say a sweep of the mall found no evidence that a shooting actually took place.

Authorities credit training for an active shooter event for the quick response.

Troopers set up a staging area for shoppers to be reunited.

No injuries were reported.

The Christiana Mall is expected to open on time Saturday at 8 a.m.

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