Jewelry store robbery not an active shooter incident at McAllen mall

Shooting at La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas on July 28, 2018 (Madeleine Rivera photo)

What was initially reported as an active shooter situation at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas, was later ruled to be an attempted jewelry store robbery on Saturday. 

The Hidalgo County Constable Precinct 4 office initially wrote the following on it's Facebook account:

Active Shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall Stay Away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the scene.

The McAllen Police Department chief later released the following statement on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.

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