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MALL SHOOT-OUT: “No victims” at shooting incident at Mall of America  

A SUSPECT opened fire Thursday at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, sending shoppers running for cover.

Police said they had not yet found a victim as they searched for the shooter in one of America’s largest malls.

Video posted to social media showed what appeared to be a man shouting as he walked near the complex´s Nike store, with at least three apparent gunshots.

The mall, which opened in 1992, is the largest in the U.S. and is a tourist destination and community gathering spot.

Video posted online showed shoppers fleeing from the amusement park on the giant malls ground level, holding their children’s hands and clutching their bags. 

Still other video showed a pair of police officers, including one with a rifle, moving through the mall, and people walking quickly away from the mall’s large interior atrium area.

Trent Turner, a salesman at a DSW shoe store one level below the Nike store, said he was near the back when he heard shots. “Then I saw everyone stampeding toward the back,” he said.

One woman tweeted that she was shopping for clothes for high school senior pictures with her 17-year-old daughter when the store manager told them to “move as far back as possible.” 

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The woman said she was in a fitting room with her daughter. Another person posted video of dozens of people said to be gathered in the basement as warnings to “please shelter immediately” repeated over mall speakers.

The Mall of America bans guns on its premises, according to its website. 

The mall does not have metal detectors and shoppers are not searched upon entry. 

It was the scene of a shooting on New Years Eve, when two people were wounded during an apparent altercation.

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