9:00PM - Peoria Public Information Officer Amy Dotson said the initial report was called in at 7:28 p.m. She said the fight started in the new Round 1 arcade and spilled out into the main mall concourse afterward. Police are calling the fight "large scale." There are no reports of injuries or arrests at this time.
8:20PM - An officer on the scene confirmed with 25 News that there was not a shooting; rather, a large group of people in the mall that began a fight. The resulting shouting, screaming and running lead many people to believe there had been a shooting, and the resulting Mall lock-down.
7:45 PM - 25 News has received calls from multiple sources about a shooting at Northwoods Mall. Shoppers have been evacuated.
Central Illinois Fire Society posted the following on Facebook:
Peoria Fire and Police
Shooting at Northwoods Mall
2200 W War Memorial Dr.
Please avoid the area
A video shot by a bystander inside the mall shows people running and what appears to be a large fight.
25 News has crews headed to the scene.
More details will be posted as they become available.