Mo. mall shooting leaves 1 dead

ST LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 16: Police guard an entrance to the West County Mall after demonstrators marched through protesting the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on September 16, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis area is bracing for a second day of protests following yesterday's acquittal of Stockley, who was charged with first-degree murder last year following the 2011 shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police guard an entrance to the West County Mall. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 10:05 AM PT – Sunday, July 4, 2021

A shooting at a Missouri mall has left one dead following an altercation between two males. Police responded to the shooting at the West County Mall on Saturday evening after gunfire reportedly erupted in a store.

Witnesses said they heard as many as eight gunshots. The victim shot was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The victim is said to be 20-year-old Malachi Maclin of Florissant.

Authorities believe the shooting was not random and say there is no further threat to the public. The suspect has since been arrested as of Sunday morning.

This is the second shooting that has taken place at West County Mall this year.

MORE NEWS: Texas State Dem Lawmakers Not Ruling Out Another Walkout To Block Election Integrity Bill

Source link

Author: carleyshaffer1

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.