February 25, 2020

LAPD Responds to Westfield Mall Report of ‘Man With Gun’

Westfield Century City Mall. Photo by Wikimedia Commons
LAPD have been responding to report that there was a “man with a gun” at Westfield Mall in Century City.
The mall was evacuated as officers were directed to a “suspicious” package located inside the Amazon Store.
LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery provided an update on Twitter about the incident.

“In a abundance of caution, LAPD Bomb Squad and LAFD responded to the scene. We are still in the process of evacuating those individuals who sheltered in place. A united command has been established and we are working in partnership with LAFD to bring this incident to a peaceful ending.”

Beverly Hills Police Department said that nearby Beverly Hills High School was placed on lockdown as a safety precaution due to the report.