The incident comes at a time when malls and shopping centers across the US are witnessing a huge rush of travelers ahead of Christmas.
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mall off America One person has died after the alleged shooting. post event mall Lockdown has been implemented in According to the mayor of Bloomington, the shooting took place inside a Nordstrom department store. After the shooting, the mall remained locked for about 45 minutes, after which shopkeepers were asked to go home. Mall of America confirmed the lockdown on its Twitter account and asked shoppers to evacuate immediately.
Police said they are looking for the suspect after securing the scene. A video posted on social media shows three gunshots heard near the Nike store in the complex and a man screaming.
Mall Of America shooting scene has been secured. BPD is working with MOA Security and Hennepin County Crime Lab to process the area. Lockdown of the MOA was recently lifted. Please continue to stay out of the area until further notice. Follow twitter for additional information.
— Bloomington Police (@BPD_MN) December 24, 2022
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The incident comes at a time when malls and shopping centers across the US are witnessing a huge rush of travelers ahead of Christmas. Mall of America wrote on Twitter, “Mall of America is now lifting the lockdown. Customers should now exit with their belongings.”
Mall of America is the largest mall in America
Opened in the year 1992, this mall is the largest in America and is a tourist destination and community gathering place. It is being told that there are no metal detectors in the mall and shopkeepers are not frisked upon entry. Earlier in August, a lockdown was implemented at the mall after a shooting at a suburban Minneapolis shopping complex.