Eyewitnesses report the sound of gunshots. A video has appeared on the Web from the place, which shows how panicked visitors run out of the shopping center.
The store is currently cordoned off. No casualties have been reported.
The shopping center, located in Minnesota in the suburbs of Minneapolis, was opened in 1992 and is one of the largest shopping centers in the world.
Earlier, on July 24, it was reported that two people injured in the Peck Public Park shooting in Los Angeles died in hospital.
According to The New York Times, five more injured people are in a medical facility. All of them are between the ages of 23 and 54.
According to unconfirmed information, 10 people shot. Witnesses say they heard more than 20 shots fired into the crowd.
In late June, the US House of Representatives approved a bill to tighten gun control. The initiative was supported by 234 members of the House, including 14 Republicans. 193 deputies opposed.
Calls for tougher gun laws came after the May 24 shooting at an elementary school in Uwalde, Texas. As a result, 19 children and two teachers died. Only one student managed to escape. Subsequently, she spoke to members of the US House of Representatives and told that in order to save her life, she had to smear herself in the blood of a deceased classmate and pretend to be dead. In conclusion, she admitted that after the tragedy she no longer feels safe at school.