On Saturday night, customers at the Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, Virginia, were evacuated after shots were fired. The Chesapeake Division of Police obtained the report at 8:13 p.m. and responded quickly by entering the mall and evacuating everyone as a precaution. So far, no accident studies have been conducted because of the incident.
What happened at the Greenbrier Mall?
The Chesapeake Division of Police reported receiving calls about gunshots in the 1400 block of Greenbrier Parkway around 8:13 p.m., prompting officers to enter the mall and evacuate it as a precaution. Although no studies of any accident have been carried out, the police are investigating what happened and looking for possible suspects.
For many clients, this was a surprising scare that left them shocked and unsure about their safety. Many shared their experiences on social media, describing how they had heard loud noises while shopping at the mall or eating at one of their restaurants only to find out later that they were gunshots. Others said they were scared by what had happened, but also thankful for the quick response from law enforcement officers who worked hard to keep everyone safe during the evacuation process.
The incident at the Greenbrier Mall demonstrates why it is so important for businesses to have security measures in place to protect their customers and employees from potential danger. As information about this terrifying event continues to develop, we urge everyone to remain vigilant and take all necessary precautions when visiting public places such as malls or stores. We hope that law enforcement can uncover more details about this incident quickly so that everyone can feel safe when they visit their local mall once again.