A SHOOTING at the Southlake Mall in Atlanta left shoppers terrified on June 10, 2021.

Authorities were called to the scene and locked down the area after gunfire was heard.

What is the shooting in Southlake mall Atlanta?

Shoppers fled the area around Atlanta's Southlake Mall after a shooting broke out.

Stores within the mall are reportedly still on lockdown although police say it is not an active shooter situation.

Fox5 reported that there was a white car with a broken back windshield in the parking lot.

The incident took place in a Macy's and spilled over into the parking area, CBS46 reports.

The investigation into the incident is being led by Morrow police.

How many people were injured?

Witnesses reported one person being taken away on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance.

Details on that person’s condition have not been released.

There are no other injury reports at this time.

Officers said that fight broke out between two groups of people and at least 20 rounds were fired.

"Like 15 younger kids, they just started running, like I guess they were meeting up at the mall to come shot or come fight," one witness said.

"One of them just starting shooting inside the mall and the whole mall just started to disperse. We started running back into the store to get to safety."

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