Strip Mall Shooting Leaves Teen Girl Dead And Many More Injured

1 dead, 8 injured after shooting at Arizona shopping center – The Hill

A shooting at a strip mall in Phoenix, Ariz., left one dead and eight others injured early Saturday.

A 14-year-old girl died after being shot in a shooting at a strip mall. Two women are in life-threatening condition, five men and a teenage boy were also shot but are expected to be OK.

Phoenix Police say a fight broke out at a mall and escalated into shooting. They are investigating based on surveillance videos and other information.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said that “change must happen now” after the shootings. Police closed Hatcher Road from 12th Avenue to Seventh Avenue.

Meagan Orantes and her daughter, 14-year-old Daniella Franco, showed up at the scene of the shooting at 10th Avenue and Hatcher Road. Daniella wanted answers about her friend’s death and called for commonsense gun laws.

Phoenix police are still looking for witnesses and video footage. A news conference will be held to give the public more detail.

Several other shootings occurred in the Phoenix area as well.

A teenage boy was found with gunshot wounds near a roadway on Friday night. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

A man was found in a car with gunshot wounds in the area of 39th and Grand avenues. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Find out more information about these incidents at the following news outlets.

  1. 1 dead, 8 injured after shooting at Arizona shopping center  The Hill
  2. Nine people shot Saturday at Phoenix strip mall  ABC15 Arizona
  3. Teenage girl killed in shooting at Phoenix strip mall, 8 others injured  FOX 10 News Phoenix
  4. 8 injured, 1 dead after shooting at north Phoenix strip mall  The Arizona Republic
  5. Multiple shot near 10th Ave and Hatcher Rd  ABC15 Arizona
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