Apple has announced its Closure of the their Store at Northlake Mall, North Carolina, after the Malls third shooting incident Since December
One of Apple's five locations in North Carolina abruptly closed permanently Wednesday, one day after the mall it was located in experienced its third shooting since December.
The Apple Store at Northlake Mall, one of the company's two locations in Charlotte, closed at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the location's page on the Apple website. Bloomberg reported that employees were informed about the closing on Wednesday.
Apple released the following statement to Fox News Digital Wednesday night: "In preparation for a new store we plan to open in the Charlotte area early next year, we will be closing Apple Northlake on March 2. All of our team members will continue to support our Charlotte customers at Apple SouthPark and the Apple Store Online."
The closure comes after a string of shootings at the mall since Dec. 15 – two of which taking place within the past month, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Not including the second location in Charlotte at SouthPark, Apple has three other locations across North Carolina in Durham, Greensboro and Raleigh. Fox News/Bloomberg.