SANFORD, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Sanford police officers on Friday afternoon responded to the Seminole Towne Center mall, following reports of a shooting incident. Authorities said that, after preliminary investigation, there was no active shooter situation.
"Possible accidental discharge of firearm by individual inside the mall," the agency tweeted just before 1 p.m. on Friday.
Officers determined that a gun carried by a shopper had accidentally discharged in the restroom of the food court. There were no injuries and no charges have been filed.