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From Baltimore to Washington to Atlanta ... people waiting in lines for the new Nike Air Jordan shoe are getting CRAZY violent -- except at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles where PATIENCE IS RUNNING RAMPANT!!
TMZ spoke with several people at the Bev Center who have been waiting in line for hours ... and some for days ... and they all seem to say the same thing -- it's been cold, but everyone has been extremely cordial.
It seems to be a sharp contrast from other shoe lines across the country -- so far, there have been reports of pepper spraying at a mall in Washington, a brawl in Kentucky and girl fights in North Carolina.
Shoppers at three Charlotte-area malls became unruly early Friday after waiting in line before dawn to buy the latest version of the Air Jordan shoe line.
Dozens of police officers were called to restore order at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville after fights erupted. The unrest started just after 5 a.m. as a crowd of about 200 that had been waiting pushed inside.
There were also disturbances at SouthPark and Northlake malls. Police and officials at both shopping centers asked patrons to leave.
Emergency medical crews were called, but didn't take anyone to hospitals.
The shoes named for Jordan still generate huge sales years after the NBA legend's retirement. Jordan now owns the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.