This is the scene outside of the locked-down Nordstrom at the Mall of America. We are working to increase our knowledge. Bloomington police and EMS have arrived at the Mall of America in response to a reported shooting. MOA has been locked down. Please do not enter the area. Twitter will be used to disseminate information as it becomes available.

Bloomington: Shooting at the Mall of America Officers are on the scene following reports of gunfire inside Nordstrom’s first level. Police discovered one shot victim and reported that CPR was being administered. Few suspect details are available; more officers are responding to the area.

The Bloomington Police Department says that the Mall of America was locked down after a shooting happened there on Friday night.

Once news crews arrive, additional details regarding this incident become apparent.

The Mall of America opened to the public in 1992 and revolutionized American shopping. The store is one of the best places in the nation to find entertainment, attractions, and retail. Mall of America is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the United States, and its name is known internationally.

In 1982, the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins moved from Bloomington’s Metropolitan Stadium to Minneapolis’ H.H.H. Metrodome. This created an opportunity for Minneapolis to develop 78 acres of previously unused prime real estate. In three years, the Bloomington Port Authority intends to construct the stadium site. They selected the Mall of America as their development project from four final proposals. The Mall of America opened on June 14, 1989, and on August 11, 1992, more than 10,000 employees began their first day of work.


Each year, the Mall of America hosts over 400 unique events. These include fashion shows, concerts, and appearances by celebrities. The nearly $2 billion economic impact of the annual 40 million international visitors to the state

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