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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is investigating a report of a shooting at the Avalon Mall.

On Friday, shortly after 10 p.m., members of the RNC’s Operational Patrol Services responded to a report of a shooting at the Avalon Mall in St. John’s. Upon arrival, officers searched the mall and did not locate anyone with a firearm. There was no information obtained at scene to substantiate the initial report and responding officers ensured the safety of the public at the time. Investigators have traced the location of the initial call and the investigation into the call is ongoing.

Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who has information about the incident. If you have any information to assist in this investigation you can call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at: www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

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