Reports are coming through via Finnish press that the incident took place at a school close to the shopping centre.
The school is inside the shopping centre known as Hermanni.
It’s now reported one death so far and 10 others injured.
News is coming through from eye witnesses at the scene saying the attacker was armed with a sword.
The attacker is reported to have been one of those injured, possibly shot by police. He was a young, local Finnish man and the alleged attack took place in one classroom where he attacked his teacher and fellow classmates.
Three other schools have now been shut down in other cities.
Euro Weekly News will continue to update whilst this major incident takes place and more facts become apparant.