WLNS.com is reporting this evening that the Meridian Mall is being being evacuated. Early speculations are that a weapons complaint is the reason for the mall's closure. WLNS cites police radio scanner traffic as the source, and insist that this information is not confirmed as of now. Updates will follow as they become available.

UPDATE: WLNS.com now reports that Meridian Township Police confirm a weapons complaint forced the evacuation and closure of Meridian Mall Friday evening. They are searching for two suspects who made verbal threats to "shoot the place up." The mall is expected to re-open Saturday morning for normal business.

For a description of the suspects, visit this link to WLNS.com.