. BREAKING NEWS. A SMALL EVACUATED TONIGHT AFTER REPORTS OF AN ACTIVE SHOOTER CREATED PANIC. WE ARE LIVE FROM THE SCENE. GOOD EVENING. LET’S GET TO THE BREAKING NEWS. POLICE SWARM THE GREAT MALL OFF 880 IN MILPITAS AS IT WAS CLOSING. OFFICERS ISSUED SHELTER IN PLACE WARNING. KPIX 5’S ANDREA NAKANO IS LIVE WITH THE DETAILS UNFOLDING AS WE SPEAK. Reporter: WE ARE STILL SEEING PEOPLE DRIVING OUT OF THE PARKING LOT HERE AS OFFICERS CONDUCT A SEARCH OF THE AREA. BUT A BIG SIGH OF RELIEF AS FAMILY MAUVES LOVED ONES INSIDE AND MALL EMPLOYEES ARE LEARNING THAT THIS IS NOT AN ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENT. SHUT DOWN THE MALL TO MAKE SURE NOBODY WAS HURT AND OFFICERS ARE INSIDE RIGHT NOW SEARCHING THE GREAT MALL TO MAKE SURE NOBODY IS SHELTERED IN PLACE, EMPLOYEES, GET THEM OUT. WE RESPONDED THIS WAY TO MAKE SURE IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE SURE THE COMMUNITY IS SAFE. IT IS OUT OF CAUTION FOR EVERYBODY THAT IS HERE. JUST BECAUSE THE INCIDENTS RECENTLY. Reporter: IT WAS A CHAOTIC SCENE AFTER 7:30 P.M. THIS EVENING. THIS IS VIDEO POSTED OF PEOPLE RUNNING AWAY FROM THE MALL. THE CONCERN WAS A POSSIBLE SHOOTING TOOK PLACE AND AN ACTIVE SHOOTER WAS ON THE LOOSE. MILPITAS POLICE RESPONDED ALONG WITH THE SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND AIR SUPPORT ALSO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AS THEY DID A SEARCH OF THE MALL AND THAT WAS A BIG TASK. THIS SHOPPING CENTER HAS MORE THAN 200 STORES. A MOVIE THEATER AND RESTAURANTS ON SITE AND A FOOD COURT. EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS WERE AIBLE TO LEAVE THE MALL AND GO TO HAD MAUL — ABLE TO LEAVE AND MALL AND GO TO THE PARKING LOT. MY GIRLFRIEND AND HER DAUGHTER WERE JUST THAT GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL AND WE MISSED THE SHOOTER BY 15 MINUTES AND NOW THIS IS HAPPENING. IT IS JUST HORRIBLE. Reporter: THE CAPTAIN TELLS US THIS IS NOW BEING INVESTIGATED AS A ROBBERY AT A JEWELRY STORE INSIDE THE GREAT MALL. A SIMILAR INSTANT HAPPENED, A SMASH AND GRAB ROBBERY THAT MALL BUT THE CAPTAIN HERE WITH THE MILPITAS POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS HE WOULD NOT SAY WHETHER THE INCIDENTS ARE RELATED. NOW, THE POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THREE SUSPECTS IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CASE. THEY BELIEVE THEY MAY HAVE GOTTEN AWAY IN A BLACK SEDAN