BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (TCD) -- Five people, including three juveniles, were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man at the famous Mall of America over the weekend.
On Dec. 23, Bloomington Police tweeted they were on the scene after a reported shooting at the Mall of America, which was subsequently placed on lockdown. According to KMSP-TV, the shooting occurred at around 7:50 p.m. inside Nordstrom. Police arrived and found a male suffering from gunshot wounds, and he was declared dead at the scene.
KMSP reports Bloomington Police said a group of people got into an argument, which then escalated into gunfire.
In a Dec. 24 press conference, Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges announced officers from a combined SWAT Team went to a residence in Saint Louis Park and took five people into custody, three of whom are 17-year-old juveniles. The other two suspects are reportedly 18 years old.
They were all reportedly booked for second-degree murder.