Nothing found after reports of shots fired in downtown Minneapolis


The Retek building in downtown Minneapolis was put on lockdown late Friday morning after police got reports of shots fired, WCCO reported. But building sweeps produced no evidence of a shooting, local media reported. No victims were identified, nor was any shooter been found.

The all-clear came at about 1:30 p.m., the city of Minneapolis tweeted.

It may have been a noise in the ductwork, KARE 11 tweeted.

A pregnant woman was wheeled out on a gurney, KARE's John Croman tweeted.

The Retek building is 11 stories, KSTP reports. About 15 squad cars were at the scene at one point. SWAT teams were at the scene. Dogs were being used in a sweep, the Star Tribune reports.

In a 12:20 p.m. briefing, Sgt. Steve McCarty said that the report of shots fired came from someone on the 10th floor, which he believes is a Target office, the Star Tribune reported. Security then notified 911.

The building is part of the Target campus, KARE 11 reports.

St. Thomas sent a tweet of warning:

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