Mall of America locked down, police respond to ‘active incident’

Law enforcement responds to Mall of America due to reports of gunfire.

Bloomington Police confirmed to 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS at around 4:30 p.m. that multiple units were at the mall working on an “active incident” on the northwest side.

The mall confirmed it was locked, saying there was an “isolated incident at a tenant space”.

No further information from the police or the mall was immediately available.

Video from inside the mall appears to show a situation at the Nike store, as three loud bangs can be heard in the video.

Another video from inside showed a crowd taking shelter in the mall’s basement.

Video taken outside the mall shows people fleeing the building.

This is breaking news. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is working to get more information and will update this story with new details.

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