Police launched a massive response in a search for three smash-and-grab robbery suspects at Tyler Mall in Riverside on Sunday, Riverside City police confirmed.
The reports came in around 6:40 p.m.
Many people took to Twitter to report that they had heard shots fired, but NBC4 wasn’t able to confirm those reports with authorities.
Riverside City Police said that it wasn’t clear if shots were fired, but the three men went into a jewelry store and began smashing a display case in an attempt to steal the jewelry.
This is sketchy, but we are receiving word that there was an active shooting at the Tyler mall in Riverside, Ca.
Riverside police responded to reports of a possible shooting at the Galleria of Tyler. Authorities were made aware of the incident a t6:30 p.m. From the dispatcher and fire departments. The incident appears to have started from a robbery.
The shopping center is on lockdown.
Not sure if it is related to the San Bernardino Shooting, but
Everyone please stay safe. This story will be updated…
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