LAPD Reports Suspicious Package, Evacuates From Century City Mall -Update


    Update: The LAPD has confirmed that there is no active shooter there but the officers are investigating a suspicious package in the mall.

    LAPD wrote in a Twitter update that.”Please Be Patient In/Around The Century City Mall. No Active Shooter at the time.

    however, the officers are at the scene investigating a suspicious package in the mall and need to ensure safety to all. Please be careful and respectful to each other and let’s all Be Safe!”.

    Update: At 12:42 p.m., LAPD Officers from West L.A. Division responded to the Westfield Mall for a reported “man with a gun” radio call. Upon officer’s arrival, they observed numerous individuals running away from the location.

    Officers entered the mall attempting to locate the suspect. While conducting their search of the mall, officers met with security who stated he hadn’t heard any gunshots or located any victims. While proceeding with their search, officers were directed to a suspicious package located inside the Amazon Store.

    In an abundance of caution, LAPD Bomb Squad and LAFD responded to the scene. We are still in the process of evacuating those individuals who sheltered in place. A unified command has been established and we are working in partnership with LAFD to bring this incident to a peaceful ending.

    Police also investigating the suspicious packages inside at the Century City Mall.

    We will be sharing all the live updates at Union Journalism.