Police in Whitehall, Pennsylvania, are responding to calls of a possible active shooter inside the Lehigh Valley Mall as of 18:50 (local time) on Saturday, September 19. Multiple shots have reportedly been fired inside the mall with no reports of injuries at this time. Officers from Whitehall, Allentown, and State Police are currently going store to store, helping customers and employees evacuate the building. Police have advised individuals to avoid the area as the incident. The shooter has yet to be apprehended.
A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the near term.
Individuals in the Whitehall area are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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