Shoppers scramble in fear after reports of shots fired in OC mall

Santa Ana police respond to reports of shots fired at Westfield MainPlace in Santa Ana on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.

Panicked shoppers scrambled amid reports of possible gunfire at an Orange County mall Friday night.

Santa Ana police responded to Santa Ana's Westfield MainPlace in the 2800 block of Main Street after getting multiple reports of shooting in the area.

Witnesses to the chaos captured people running and screaming as fear grew inside the mall.



Investigators said a fight broke out inside the mall theater, and after searching the area, they found no gunman and no victim.

The area was cleared and deemed safe minutes later.