BREAKING: Terrified shoppers flee mall after ‘shots fired’ while families trapped inside

Terrified shoppers have taken to Twitter, claiming to be inside the Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Eyewitnesses said they have run from the mall after hearing the gunshots.

I used to live nearby, shopped there many times, this is an older but very large and popular mall in Raleigh, NC.