Police say no shots were fired at Arizona Mills Mall following a lockdown at the property Monday afternoon.
@TempePolice Officers on scene at AZ Mills mall, NO shots fired at this time.
— Michael Pooley (@CmdrMikePooley) December 27, 2016
According to police, two fights broke out -- one in the food court and one outside Legoland -- and during one of the altercations, witnesses heard a loud noise they believed to be gunfire.
Tempe officers were reportedly inside the mall during the incident and investigated the claims while stores closed their doors as a precaution.
Witnesses reported large crowds racing for the exits after hearing the loud noise.
Police told ABC15 crews two people have been arrested, one is a juvenile.
According to the Associated Press, police were called to Cross Creek Mall in North Carolina because of a disturbance. Officials said some teenagers were apparently involved in a fight at the mall.
North Carolina authorities said there's no evidence shots were fired, even though some witnesses thought they heard a gunshot. Witnesses tell media outlets that there was chaos as hundreds tried to flee the mall.