MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Eden Prairie Center has reopened from a lockdown after a report of a person with a weapon.
Authorities say the lockdown started shortly after noon Tuesday. Eden Prairie police were advising people to stay out of the area and if you’re at the mall, to shelter in place.
According to officials with the Eden Prairie Center, there were no shots fired and nobody was injured. There was a report of a firearm, and Eden Prairie police worked to clear the mall.
Eden Prairie police said the mall was cleared shortly after 1 p.m. and is reopening. The lockdown was lifted.
Tuesday afternoon, police said a man entered the mall’s Scheels store with a gun case, intending to have his firearm cleaned. The man left after being told that Scheels location has no gun service.