WINNIPEG – A number of Winnipeg police officers were on the scene of a St. James strip mall Friday night.

A large portion of the mall parking lot on Ness Avenue near Moray Street was cordoned off with police tape.

There was no word from police Friday night about what was going on.

Witnesses told CTV News they saw a number of K-9 units in the area.

This is a developing story. CTV News will provide updates when more information becomes available.