Police say they responded to an “active incident” at the Mall of America in Minnesota.
The mall is under closure due to a confirmed isolated incident in a rented space, according to a tweet from mall officials.
People inside the mall have been asked to stay at the nearest safe place until the lockdown is lifted by the authorities,
“Mall of America is currently closed. There is a confirmed isolated incident in the tenant space. Please stay in your nearest safe location until the closure is lifted. Please stay tuned for additional updates,” they tweeted.
The mall, the largest in the United States, is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, and houses more than 520 retail stores and 50 restaurants, as well as an indoor theme park and aquarium.
“We are currently working on an active incident inside the Mall of America on the Northwest Side. Several officers are on site. We will update when we have more information,” the Bloomington Police Department tweeted.
More details to follow