A terrorist video, urging Muslims to attack malls isn't scaring shopping away from the Mall of America.
FOX News Radio's Gurnal Scott with more:
It looks like shoppers are heeding the words of Homeland Security Secretary Jay Johnson, saying he didn't want people to not go to the Mall of America.
These shoppers are paying the threat no mind.
(Shoppers) "Them mentioning Minnesota means nothing to me." / "I have not heard anything about it."
Locally, security at the mall has been stepped up, but a federal response is not being deployed, just yet.
DHS and the FBI are continuing to assess the validity of the Al Shabaab threat.
Gurnal Scott, FOX News Radio.
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An extremist group with ties to al Qaeda calling on Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S. and other western nations.
FOX News Radio's Steve Rappoport has the story.
A video purportedly from Al Shabaab in Somalia specifically named the Mall of America in Minneapolis as a target. Shoppers there had mixed emotions...
(Shoppers) "I am scared 'cause I have kids." / "I'm just like, if it happens, it happens."
While U.S. officials have no credible evidence of an attack in the works...
(Johnson) "I'm sure that security at this particular mall will be enhanced."
Homeland Security Secretary Jay Johnson on NBC's "Meet the Press."
(Johnson) "We're in a new phase right now, and that involves public participation in our efforts."
Al Shabaab attacked an upscale mall in Kenya in 2013, killing 67 people.
Steve Rappoport, FOX News Radio.