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Police surround Lehigh Valley Mall

Dozens of police vehicles, SWAT team vehicles, and ambulances could be seen all around the Lehigh Valley Mall parking lot Saturday.
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LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. — UPDATE: Investigators are still looking for the shooter or shooters. 

A news conference was held Saturday evening, where police told Newswatch 16 as now no one has been injured from the shooting.

"Officers that responded did not locate any victims and there are no reports, I repeat there are no reports of any victims of gunshots at this moment," said Chief Michael Mark, Whitehall Township Police Department.

Police say the shooting happened just before 5 p.m. Saturday.

Shell casings were found and police believe the shots were fired on the lower level of the mall near Modells. 

As of now, police believe everybody inside the mall has been evacuated. 

Police still do not have a description of who they are looking for. 

A family, who didn't want to show their face on camera,  was shopping at the BestBuy near the mall complex, tell Newswatch 16 they could have been at the mall if their family didn't take so long shopping. 

"We came to the mall to go shopping, we stopped at Best Buy first, lucky they poked around, I was out in the car waiting for them. But if they didn't poke around we would have probably been in the mall when this happened."

UPDATE: Police say shots have been fired in the Lehigh Valley Mall. 

Shell casings were found and police believe the shots were fired on the lower level of the mall.

They believe all people not involved are out of the mall.

No report that anyone has been injured from the shots.

Very few details are coming out of a breaking situation at the Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township.

Dozens of police vehicles, SWAT team vehicles, and ambulances can be seen all around the mall in the parking lot.

All entrances are being blocked by police.

A press conference is planned for 7:45 pm.

Newswatch 16 has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.