UPDATE: Fight at Independence Mall, two cited for assault, one fled

Large police presence at Independence Mall in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington Police Department was called out to Independence Mall Monday afternoon to investigate an incident.

WPD confirmed a fight broke out between three people and one pulled a gun and fired a shot before fleeing the scene. The remaining two were released from custody after being cited for assault.‬

Late afternoon, multiple police cars were parked at the side of the mall along Independence Blvd. between the Belk and J C Penney entrances.

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