The incident started shortly before 9pm. When the Arlington County Police Department responded to reports of shooting in a mall movie mall. It is unclear where the reports came from.
In a series of tweets, police called on people to avoid the area and its occupants in order to protect themselves while investigating and searching the theater.
Until early Sunday, the police tweeted that there were no shots or casualties and asked those who had been hiding on the spot to leave.
"The investigation has found no evidence of a gunshot or casualties The preliminary search of the theater has been completed and all persons housed on the spot have been evacuated."
One person sustained a slight injury while self-evacuating the building taken to a local hospital. According to the police, no further injuries were reported.
The Ballston Quarter is an outdoor and indoor area with various entertainment options, including shopping and dining.
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