On August 4, 2022 at approximately 4:16 p.m., a Bloomington Police Officer working inside the Mall of America reported to police dispatch hearing possible gunshots fired inside the Mall of America. Information obtained by officers on scene indicated a physical altercation occurred between two groups inside a retail store on the 2nd level of the west side of MOA.
Following the altercation gun shots were fired near store entrance. The suspects fled from the scene on foot. At this time there has not been any confirmed injuries from the gun shots being fired. Blood located near the scene was attributed to a trip and fall injury to a guest.
Bloomington Police Investigators are continuing to follow up at the scene with the assistance of Hennepin County Crime Lab. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
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