Westfarming Mall in Oakland has officially reopened its doors to the public, bringing an end to a long, drawn-out, and stressful time for the family behind the iconic mall.The mall's opening was officially announced on Saturday by the city of Oakland, and a press release from the city said it is "a testament to the city's vision, innovation, and commitment to supporting its community."Westfarmers ...
The mall, located at the heart of Orlando, Florida, was shut down after a lone gunman opened firing on a popular gay night spot last night, killing at least five people and wounding dozens.
Orlando police said there were no reports of injuries.
Officials at the state’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation said in a statement that “there was no credible threat” at the scene and that “the safety of our guests and employees was our highest priority.”
“We have determined that the safety of those inside the mall and guests and staff is our highest priorities,” the statement said.
“We are closely monitoring the situation and will work with the local, state and federal authorities as we learn more.
We take this incident very seriously.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.