Sacramento mall shooting sends Black Friday shoppers running for cover

A manhunt is underway northern after a shooting at a shopping mall killed one person and left another wounded, California.

A male adult was shot dead while a teenager was also wounded and left suffering life-threatening injuries. 

The Sacramento Police Department said the suspect fled the scene just after 6:15pm on Friday, adding ‘There is no active threat at this time.’

Police later clarified that it was ‘NOT an active shooter incident’. 

Police stand outside Arden Fair Mall after a shooting that left one person dead and another critically injured, on Friday evening in Sacramento, California

Sacramento police work at the area where one person was killed and hot mom baby stroller another critically wounded. Police later said the suspect had fled and there was no active threat to the mall

The shooter, who appeared to be between 18 and 25, was caught on video approaching two people at the mall before opening fire on them.

The victims’ identities have not been revealed.

‘Our detectives are very good at their job, and we know that they will be doing a very thorough investigation on this,’ Officer Chan told reporters. ‘We will be doing everything that we can to identify the suspect or suspects who were involved in this incident and make an arrest in this. 

The suspect who was wearing a dark-colored hoodie or jacket then ran out of the building.

Police say they believe the man was driving a 1990s red Toyota Camry.


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Sacramento Police stated that there was no ‘active threat’ after the shoot threat

Dozens of police cars showed up at the scene of the shooting on Friday evening at the mall

The Arden Fair mall, where the shooting occurred, was full of Black Friday shoppers at the time and was evacuated after the incident, according to the

‘We are awaiting more details on tonight’s incident from @SacPolice,’ Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg tweeted shortly after the shooting. 

‘We are deeply concerned by the increase in gun violence in Sacramento and other cities during the pandemic, and have supported increasing our efforts to reach young people at risk. A gun is neve

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