Heads Up: You Need to Stay Away From Greenhills Right Now
Police have responded to an alleged shooting incident in the area.
(SPOT.ph) Heads up, folks! Police have responded to an alleged commotion at the Greenhills Shopping Center in San Juan City on the morning of Monday, March 2. The popular V-Mall was evacuated after gunshots were heard in the area, according to a report by ABS-CBN News. Greenhills Mall management has also released their official statement confirming a hostage-taking.
Several employees of the mall have been taken hostage by a former security guard. Management also expressed that the public "exercise caution in sharing unconfirmed information online." Meanwhile, Mayor Francis Zamora was seen on ground.
WATCH: San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora is now at the V-Mall, Greenhills following reports of a shooting incident and hostage-taking situation | via Boy Santos pic.twitter.com/VdSshEc3lK— Philstar.com (@PhilstarNews) March 2, 2020
Details are limited, but one person was shot and has been taken to the nearby Cardinal Santos Medical Center, according to the San Juan City mayor. Official statements from the police and local government are yet to be released.
Statements, videos, and pictures currently going around on social media have not been verified by authorities. In the meantime, best to stay away from the area and be wary of the info going around!
Main image from Wikipedia / Badudoy