An off-duty police officer working at a mall in Charlotte, NC shot and killed an armed gunman on Christmas Eve.
After an altercation broke out at the Northlake Mall between two groups of people, reportedly over a previous shooting, one of the individuals involved in the argument produced a gun and killed another person.
As bullets rang out through the mall, scores of shoppers ran for the exits.
Off-duty officers working at the mall confronted the individual and shot and killed him.
A statement released by Charlotte police stated, “There was one armed subject that was shot during the altercation and he was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics. No officers were injured during this shooting. This was not an active shooter situation.”
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