Update: Jacksonville police received reports of an active shooter at the Avenues Mall.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) thoroughly examined the situation and concluded that it was a false alarm. Instead, the incident turned out to be a physical altercation.
A number of different law enforcement organizations are reacting to reports of shots fired at The Avenues mall in Jacksonville, Florida.
Officers and detectives are currently on scene conducting an investigation.
As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.
No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.
Police ask public to please stay out of the area.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.