Shoppers fled the mall as the unidentified man banged a skateboard on the ground, creating noises that sounded like gunshots. He also made hand gestures mimicking the firing of a gun, officers said.
Police responded at 1:30 p.m. Monday to reports of a shooting. When they found the man, he did not have a gun.
Dallas police chief Eddie Garcia described the man as “mentally disturbed,” and he was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
No injuries were reported.
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