SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (WIFR) -- One person is in custody Friday after a car drove through Woodfield Mall, according to the village of Schaumburg.
An SUV smashed into Woodfield Mall and drove down the main hallway, slamming into a kiosk and stores, sending panicked shoppers scrambling for safety, authorities said. (Source: WBBM/CNN)
The village of Schaumburg announced on Twitter that one vehicle drove into the mall. The announcement also says there is no evidence of an active shooter situation, but to avoid the area if possible.
A video that surfaced on Twitter shows a car driving through Woodfield Mall. The user says, “This is not happening right now!”
Woodfield Mall stores were placed on lockdown, CBS Chicago reports.
The circumstances that led to the lockdown are not yet confirmed. A Schaumburg police official says no shots were fired, per CBS Chicago.
@SchaumburgIL Police have reported that one vehicle has driven into one of the entrances at @WoodfieldMall. The subject is in custody. At this time, there is no evidence of an active shooter situation. Please avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/bVLoV783Ra— Village of Schaumburg (@SchaumburgIL) September 20, 2019
WARNING: The video embedded from a Twitter user at the mall during the incident may contain graphic language that some find offensive,
So this just happened at Woodfield. I’m safe. Jesus Christ pic.twitter.com/fOfhtPkWvr— ronin (@nipsfalloff) September 20, 2019