Riverchase Galleria reopens after mall shooting leaves 2 injured, suspect deadMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Nov 23 2018 8:01 AM
HOOVER, AL (WBRC) -Riverchase Galleria reopened Friday morning after One person died and two injured in a Thanksgiving night shooting.
Hoover police say the shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. and was a result of a physical alternation involving two adults near Footaction.
The suspect shot an 18-year-old male once. A 12-year-old female was struck, though it is unclear when it occurred.
The suspect, a 21-year-old from Hueytown, fled following the shooting and police say two nearby officers approached the suspect and shot and killed him.
According to police the 18-year-old victim is at UAB with serious injuries and the 12-year-old female is being treated at Children’s. Police say their latest update of the female victim is that she is “alert” and “talking.”
The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation into the shooting.