Shooting Damages Windows, Prompts Lockdown at Minnesota Mall
The Edina Police Department says officers responded to the report of a shooting at Southdale Center around 8 p.m. The shooting was reported near an entrance on the Mall’s north side.
Officers determined an active shooting was not taking place upon their arrival. The mall went into an hour-long lockdown as law enforcement cleared the shopping center and searched for possible victims.
Police reported finding bullet casings, however no gunshot victims were found in the mall and there were no reports of gunshot victims checking into nearby hospitals. Police say the shooting appeared to have damaged windows at the mall.
So far no arrests have been made. Investigators are interviewing witnesses and reviewing mall security footage. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Edina Police Department.