PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (WSVN) — A scene of chaos unfolded at The Gardens Mall as shoppers ran for cover following reports of gunshots within the mall.

Palm Beach Gardens Police immediately responded to the scene Wednesday afternoon and secured the mall. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in the situation

The police department assured the public that the incident at the mall was not an active shooter and deemed the situation secure. Investigations later revealed the incident was gang-related.

One person was transported to a hospital but their condition remains unknown.

The incident remains under investigation as police continue to follow-up on leads.

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