Dropped ammunition cause store evacuation http://www.wbtv.com/global/story.asp?s=9571928 Updated: Dec 23, 2008 07:04 PM Dicks Sporting Goods evacuated CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Firefighters were called to Dick's Sporting Goods at NorthLake Mall Tuesday afternoon after some bullets were dropped into an escalator. The fire department received the call around 1:30 p.m. According to the general manager of the mall, a customer entered Dick's Sport Goods carrying some ammunition. The shopper accidentally dropped the ammunition while riding on the escalator. Some of the ammo lodged in the escalator and detonated. No one was hurt. Frefighters evacuated the store while firefighters searched for more ammunition that was dropped. The store reopened about an hour after it was evacuated. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's bomb squad was also called to the scene to provide assistance.