Suburban Minneapolis mall on lockdown after weapon report

A mall in the Minneapolis suburb of Eden Prairie is on lockdown after a report of a person with a weapon.

Police are asking people at Eden Prairie Center to shelter in place, and they are asking others to stay out of the area. The mall tweeted a “reported firearm sighting” but added “no confirmed shots fired.”

City spokeswoman Joyce Lorenz says Tuesday that police are clearing the mall.

Additional information was not immediately available. It was not immediately clear if anyone has been injured or what type of weapon was reported.