The Los Angeles Police Department are making efforts to unravel the mystery as reports an active shooter is currently at the Westfield Century City Mall.
The two-story outdoor shopping center located on Santa Monica Boulevard is currently on lockdown as at the time of filing this report.
The LAPD tweeted just after 1pm local time Time that officers from the West LA Division responded to calls of an ‘active shooter’ at the mall at around 12.30pm.
“We have officers on scene who are clearing the location, but at this time we have NO evidence of a shooting or victims,” the tweet read.
This is coming barely hours after gunmen attacked two mosques in Christchurch area of New Zealand leaving 49 dead and scored critically injured.
One of the suspects posted a live video online as he ripped the mosques apart with bullets; however police say one person has been charged for murder while two others are in custody.