Someone fired a gun outside SouthPark Mall Wednesday. Police aren’t sure why



No one was injured when someone reportedly drove by SouthPark and fired a gun Wednesday afternoon.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were called to SouthPark Mall, located in the 400 block of Sharon Road, around 4:07 p.m. Witnesses said unknown people in a vehicle shot at a person, or people, standing near the entrance to a SouthPark store. No one was hit.

The victims and shooter(s) left the mall before officers arrived. A support column was struck by a bullet.

A motive for the shooting has not been released.