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Police arrest two suspects in Shooting at South Carolina mall leaves 15 injured

The police arrested two men and looking for for one more Human in connection with Saturday shooting in the mall in South Carolina, nine injured people and wounded six more.

Columbia Police Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook said on Monday that the 20-year-Old Marchioness Robinson Arrested and Charged with nine bills of assault and beating of tall and sharpened nature and count each one once of attempt murder and illegal wearing of gun. He currently held in Lexington County detention center and a bail hearing for Tuesday morning at 8:30 am

22-year-old Jewayne M. Price, who was one of three people initially detained by law enforcement as a person of interest, remains in in police custody. He was charged with illegal wearing of pistol and he had nine more points of aggravated assault and battery of high and pointed nature and tried murder added to his accusations, the Colombian Police Department said on Monday.

At the Sunday hearing, the judge set $25,000 bond for Price, who placed on house arrest before the court, according to Colombian Police. It is not immediately known whether Price has a lawyer. who could speak on his name.

The police are still looking for third suspect and said they released arrest order for 21-year-Old Amari Sincerely-Jamal Smith. He wanted for nine bills of assault and beating of high and sharpened nature, attempted murder and illegal carrying of pistol and is considered “armed and dangerous,” police said.

Police declined say if there is of the suspects had previously been arrested.

fourteen people they were initially reported to have been injured during a shooting at the Columbia Center. But Holbrook said another victim contacted police after the incident and said her life was not in danger. injury.

Holbrook said no deaths were reported. one person remains in the intensive care unit and other victims have been discharged from local hospitals or will be discharged soon.

Police said three men there was some of disagreement, which lead to shooting. Holbrooke said on Monday that at least two firearms had been seized and ballistic evidence collected from the scene.

10 shots in shopping center in US state of South Carolina
The scene in the mall after the shooting left minimum 14 people wounded in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday, April 16, 2022

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Daniel Johnson said he and his family came from Alabama and ate in food court when they first heard shots out and started to see people Run. Johnson said people shouted for them children and spouses knocking over tables in food court when they ran.

“Everybody tried to get outsideJohnson said. — When I was going out you could see baby strollers have turned overpeoplephones and left keys. that was cute of tense situation”.

Johnson said he got his wife together daughter and son and headed for the exit, skipping the crowd clear out for Little.

“My biggest challenge was—and not sound selfish – had to do sure that our family was ok and to get them out safe because that’s not what we like to do for Easter weekend,” he said.

A heavy police presence continued in in area hours after the shooting, although the officers began to let more traffic on streets surrounding malls and malls that are usually crowded on weekend. The officers were also placed outside a nearby hotel marked as a reunion area for people on the stage of shooting and their families.

Working from a couple of stores stayed grouped in mostly empty parking lot on saturday night, waiting for the police to let them back inside to get them car keys and personal items so they can leave. They said they didn’t hear or see anything at the time of the shooting, but they were following the mall’s warning. system and were soon evacuated by the police. They are declined to give their names, referring to company policy.

“Today’s single, senseless act of Violence is extremely frustrating and our thoughts with everyone was hurt,” the Columbiana Center said. in statement. “We are grateful for quick response and follow up support of our safety team and our partners in law enforcement agencies.”

Shooting is latest in rash of shootings in or near malls across the country.

A 15-year- the old man was shot dead in in head Wednesday outside Atlantic Terminal Shopping Center in Brooklyn. His injuries were not considered life-threatening. Officials said he with a group of boys when they had a fight with a second group.

Tuesday shoes from Southern California store owner fired by mistake 9-year- old girl Bye firing at two shoplifters in the mall of Victor Valley, police say.

And earlier this month, police said six people were killed and 12 wounded in Sacramento, California during a shootout between rival gangs when the bars were closed in a busy area near the Downtown Commons mall and the State Capitol.

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