19-year-old killed in Mall of America shooting

(ABC 6 News) – The Bloomington Police chief says a 19-year-old man has been killed after an altercation involving 5-9 people inside the Nordstrom store led to the shooting. The victim was shot multiple times.

The Bloomington Police Department said Friday that police and emergency medical crews were on the scene of a shooting at around 8:15 p.m.

The shooting took place on the first floor inside the Nordstrom store at MOA. The victim is believed to be from the metro, but his identity has not yet been released.

Police are searching for a group of 5-9 men who fled the scene.

The lockdown lasted for about an hour before the mall tweeted that shoppers were being sent outside.

Chief Hodges says MOA will be open, tomorrow. However, the Nordstrom’s store will be closed.

This story will be updated when additional information becomes available.


(ABC 6 News) -A lockdown at the Mall of America has been lifted after a reported shooting Friday night.

The Bloomington Police Department said the Mall Of America shooting scene has been secured.

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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.


The Mall of America confirmed the lockdown on its Twitter account and asked shoppers to remain in “the closest secure location.”

This story will be updated when additional information becomes available.