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Eden Prairie Store Reopens After Threat

A Von Maur department store in Eden Prairie closed on Saturday after someone called in a threat.

The store, according to the Pioneer Press, is located off of Interstate 494. Eden Prairie Sgt. Bill Wyffels said that the threat was not specific, just a general threat. Eden Prairie Police are still investigating the call. According to the story, the Omaha, Neb. mall shooting that happened on Wednesday occurred in a Von Maur store.

The Star Tribune reported that the name of the Omaha Mall was Westroads Mall. They also report that nine people were killed in the shooting, while the Pioneer Press report eight died. They report that the Eden Prairie incident happened at around 7 p.m. and forced the store to close two hours early, according to police.