The Greenhills Mall in San Juan, Manila, was locked down on March 2 after reports that a gunman had taken a number of hostages inside the complex.
Authorities at the mall issued a statement, saying: “We have confirmed reports of an ongoing incident in Greenhills, involving a hostage taking of some of our employees by a former SASCOR security guard. A fellow security guard was injured, but has already been brought to the hospital.”
Local media reported that the suspect demanded to speak directly to the media by video call from inside the mall. Credit: @RinChupeco via Storyful