UPDATES: Pasco Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting after a fire alarm was activated at the Tampa Premium Outlets around 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. At this time, deputies are continuing to investigate but there is no evidence of a shooting.
In a clarifying update, Pasco Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there is no evidence of a shooting at Tampa Premium Outlets. The initial response was triggered by a fire alarm activation around 4:30 p.m. Despite unrelated medical events and minor injuries during the rush following the report, there is no indication of a shooting.
Update: No Shooting Confirmed at Tampa Premium Outlets – Pasco Sheriff’s Office Clarifies Incident
The ongoing investigation seeks to provide a comprehensive understanding of the incident, and there will be an increased law enforcement presence in the area as deputies continue their work. The community is encouraged to stay informed on official updates and to cooperate with authorities as they work to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone involved.
Pasco Sheriff’s Office Provides Update on Tampa Premium Outlets Incident
This incident highlights the importance of thorough investigations and clear communication in emergency situations. As more details emerge, the community can expect further updates on the circumstances surrounding the activation of the fire alarm and the ensuing response.
Pasco Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting after a fire alarm was activated at the Tampa Premium Outlets around 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.
At this time, deputies are continuing to investigate but there is no evidence of a shooting. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/H11TXgC5j5
— Pasco Sheriff (@PascoSheriff) December 17, 2023
Active Shooter Reported at Tampa Premium Outlets in Wesley Chapel, FL – Mall on Lockdown
With a large police presence at the scene, the community is urged to stay informed and follow any instructions provided by law enforcement. The priority is on managing the emergency and preventing any potential harm to those present at the mall.
Tampa Premium Outlets Evacuated Amid Active Shooter Concerns
Stay tuned for real-time updates on the developing situation, official statements from law enforcement, and details regarding the ongoing evacuation efforts. The safety of the community remains the primary concern as authorities work to address this alarming incident.