FRESNO (KFSN), A 17-year-old was taken into custody in connection to the shooting at Fashion Fair Mall last weekend. This was announced by the department during a news conference on Wednesday.
A group of men approached a man in the midst of the crowded mall on Saturday. mall. The 17-year-old pulled out his gun and fired at it during the confrontation, according to authorities.
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Investigators claim they found a gun belonging to another man that was with the teen at the time of his arrest, but it is not clear if this was the weapon used.
The Fresno County Jail charged the teen with assault with a deadly instrument and firearms violations.
Police claim they aren’t able to determine if the shooting was gang-related.
The gunfire caused panic in the area, but no one was seriously injured. mall. Officers stated that several people fled. Several people were also discovered hiding in dressing rooms as they searched for merchandise.
This is a developing story, and will be updated.
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