Shots fired on Christmas Eve at North Carolina mall

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An argument between shoppers inside a North Carolina mall lead to a man getting shot by police Christmas Eve.

Emergency crews were responding to the Northlake Mall after an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon. Officers and paramedics were called to the scene just after 2 p.m.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said that an argument inside the mall between two people led to the shooting. Investigators said that officers who were working off-duty at the mall arrived and shot and killed an armed man.

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No officers were injured and police said it was not an active shooter situation.

Onlookers told WSOCTV they could hear shots being fired inside the mall.

Paramedics said they were treating one person with a leg injury and a woman who went into labor. It was unclear if any others were hurt.

Social media users also shared their thoughts from the scene.