MCALLEN, Texas (FOX 26 / FOX News) - What was initially reported as an active shooter situation at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas, was later ruled to be an attempted jewelry store robbery on Saturday.
The Hidalgo County Constable Precinct 4 office initially wrote the following on it's Facebook account:
Active Shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall Stay Away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the scene.
The McAllen Police Department chief later released the following statement on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.
Statement from Chief Rodriguez:— City of McAllen, TX (@CityofMcAllen) July 28, 2018
We are investigating a robbery attempt at a jewelry store @LaPlazaMall. All known suspects are in custody. No injuries involved.
Reports of shots fired are attributed to smashing glass cases. #StayInformed
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