Police Respond to Reports of Active Shooter Inside Arlington Movie Theater

Police rushed to a mall at Ballston Quarter, Arlington, Virginia, after reports of an active shooter sparked panic at the venue on September 14.

The mall was evacuated after initial reports of an active shooter inside the Regal movie theater, however, police said they found no evidence of a shooter at the scene. One person was injured during the evacuation, police said.

“We all ran. Some people left their phones and wallets and everything. I didn’t know anything and so we just ran,” a young girl told local media.

This footage shows heavy police presence outside the Ballston Tower. Credit: Ammar Alhaddad via Storyful