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Police: Several people spot man with gun at Perimeter Mall

The department said the man has left.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Several shoppers at Perimeter Mall were scared after they reported seeing a man with a gun at one of the department stores on Saturday morning. 

The Dunwoody Police Department said the call came from a Macy's Department Store inside the mall. Several people told dispatchers that they saw a man with a gun in the mall and quickly called the police. 

According to the police department, officers were already at the mall because two people were arguing while dropping off another for work. The man being dropped off was "later seen on camera running through an ally way where cameras cannot cover." Police said that's when a gun dropped out of his pocket. 

Another man comes, picks the gun up and runs away from the mall. Police said they have identified the person who dropped the gun and were trying to contact him.

Police said they had checked the store and surrounding areas and that the men are gone. The department said they only received one report of a gunshot going off. That person told officers that they only heard a single gunshot, but the department added that multiple others at the scene said they didn't hear anything.

Through their investigation, police are still unsure if any shots were actually fired. The department did confirm that no one was hurt and that there was no danger to the public. 

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