Mall shooting reported in Newport Beach, Calif.; Firsthand reports emerge

http://twitter.com/#!/RobertNBCLA/status/280114638656516096

Just days after a mall shooting in Portland, Ore., reports of another incident are emerging tonight from Newport Beach, Calif.

Gun shots @ Fashion Island. Hundreds of ppl just running out into the parking area as we were leaving. Hope everyone is OK…

— Victoria Lo (@vlo4sho) December 16, 2012

My mom, son, and I are shopping at Fashion Island and we heard gun shots we’re hiding in the restroom.

— Jenn (@jennicake) December 16, 2012

All we’re hearing is there is a gunman loose

— Jenn (@jennicake) December 16, 2012

@jennicake news says cops are there. Stay there till they come get you guys.

— Missak Tokhmanian (@followMissak) December 16, 2012

@jennicake. Keep tweeting so we know you’re ok !

— Viva_La_kimmie (@Viva_La_Kimmie) December 16, 2012

Shooting at Macy’s fashion island! I’m here right now, got locked in anthropologie – got out – making way to my car

— Marc Hemeon(@hemeon) December 16, 2012

In fashion island police people running and we are hiding in the car!Staying put until the girls parents make it to us!Does anyone know?

— Carolyn Himes (@carolynhimes) December 16, 2012

At bath and body work fashion island stuck in the back room because there is a gunman shooting outside!! What is happening in this world!??

— Jake Smith (@AccordingToJake) December 16, 2012

It’s NUTS!! In my office across from #fashionisland and I hear over 50 rounds fired!!Took over 5 min for police response.#shootingWTF??

— David Razin (@DhRazin) December 16, 2012

Locked in a store at Fashion Island. Rumor of a gunman out and about.

— WM (@WaterMongrel) December 16, 2012

locked down in nordstroms at fashion island… possible shooting @ Macy’s?

— Matt Jacob (@Mjacob70) December 16, 2012

People hiding behind the bars!! They have children!!!!!! twitter.com/bam_mrs/status…

— Ana Sandoval (@bam_mrs) December 16, 2012

Lockdown in fashion island mall shooter on the loose!!! twitter.com/bam_mrs/status…

— Ana Sandoval (@bam_mrs) December 16, 2012

Newport Beach Police are confirming the incident and say that parts of the mall are on lockdown. One person is reported to be in custody. We hope that reports that no one was hurt are correct.

#BREAKING: @newportbeachpd confirms shots fired, say 1 person is in custody at Fashion Island. Mall still on lockdown. 4.nbcla.com/U1vkeU

— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) December 16, 2012

From @abc7 live now, @newportbeachpd has arrested someone who fired shots at Fashion Island, no one hurt & they’re off to the weather.

— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) December 16, 2012

Newport beach Fashion Island PD has one in custody. No one hit. Prk Lot closed betwn Macy’s and theater twitter.com/KevinTakumi/st…

— Kevin Takumi (@KevinTakumi) December 16, 2012

Twitchy will report with more details as they become available.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/12/15/mall-shooting-reported-in-newport-beach-calif-firsthand-reports-emerging-on-twitter/

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