Reports of active shooter in US mall

Reports of active shooter in US mall

A SHOPPING mall in the US is being evacuated amid reports of an active shooter.

Local media is reporting that shots have been fired inside the North lake Mall in Charlotte in the US state of North Carolina.

Christmas Eve is one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Images on  Twitter show a large police presence at the mall.

There are unconfirmed reports that at least three people have been injured and that a woman has gone into labour at the scene.

One gunman is reported to have been shot by police at the scene, they are now searching the building for further possible shooters.

More to follow.