DANBURY, Conn. – A fight at the Danbury Fair Mall on Friday night sparked unrest among Black Friday shoppers, officials said.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton tweeted at 7:32 p.m. that a fight was under control at the mall. The Danbury Police Department and the Connecticut State Police were on the scene, according to Boughton’s tweet. He said there was no evidence of a gun, although others Tweeted about that possibility.
"Things quieting down at the Mall. No gun, no shooting," Boughton tweeted later, at about 8:26 p.m.
At about the same time, the Danbury Fair Mall tweeted, "There was an isolated incident in the food court this evening and at no time were any guests in danger. Everything is back to normal."
Several stores locked their doors in wake of the disturbance, shoppers said. Traffic at the mall, already congested with holiday shoppers, became even more gridlocked because of the police activity, shoppers reported.
Facebook posts by families in the area said people had to run out of the mall because of a shooting. A Facebook post said mall security reported no shots were fired.
There were no reports of injuries.
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