17-Year-Old Dead In Shooting At West Phoenix Mall


PHOENIX, AZ — A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed throughout a weekend capturing at Desert Sky Mall in west Phoenix, authorities stated.

The Phoenix Police Department have identifed Alejandro Martinez as {the teenager} who died within the hospital after sustaining accidents within the mall capturing. An unidentified 20-year-old man was additionally hospitalized with extreme accidents however is predicted to outlive, police stated.

Phoenix Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Andrew Williams stated the 2 had been shot at about 1 p.m. Sunday contained in the mall arguing over merchandise with an worker who was working at a kiosk. One of the victims pulled out a handgun and was shot by the worker, in accordance with Williams.

Williams stated worker is cooperating with the investigation as police work to find out precisely what occurred. No arrests have been made.

A spokesperson for Desert Sky Mall didn’t instantly reply to Patch’s request for remark.

Anyone with data is inspired to name the division’s Violent Crimes Bureau at (602) 262-6141. If you favor to stay nameless, name silent witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.

The Associated Press contributed to this reporting.