Reports from shoppers first began on social media. They reported seeing a large police presence inside the mall.
However, HPD tells Eyewitness News no evidence of a shooting was found and no injuries were reported.
HPD Chief Art Acevedo took to Twitter and said officers found no evidence of shots being fired.
@houstonpolice units have converged in and around the @HoustonGalleria and have not found any evidence of shots being fired. The situation is stable with no injuries. Please always report suspicious activity to law enforcement. #RelationalPolicing— Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) March 20, 2021
"The situation is stable with no injuries," he wrote in a Tweet. "Please always report suspicious activity to law enforcement."
This is a developing story. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.