BOCA RATON, FLA. (WSVN) - A new video has been released that shows the source of a major scare at the Town Center Mall in Boca Raton.

A janitor could be seen rolling over and popping a balloon with his cart and some children popping another balloon, Sunday.

Shoppers, who believed that someone had opened fire, ran for cover and called 911 in a panic.

“There’s an active shooter at the Boca mall,” one caller said.

“We just heard gunshots go off,” another caller said.

Police officers and a SWAT team swarmed the shopping center.

“Everyone is running from the food court,” a third caller said. “Everyone ran into my store. We locked the doors. We’re on lockdown.”

The mall was placed on lockdown for hours, and some shoppers hid in stores until the all clear was given.

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