Police in Sacramento, California are searching for a gunman who killed two people at a mall during Black Friday, numerous sources reported.
SPD officers are on scene of a shooting that occurred at Arden Fair Mall. Two shooting victims have been located and the suspect has fled the area. There is no active threat at this time. Police will remain in the area as the investigation continues.
— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) November 28, 2020
The attack was reportedly described as targeted and isolated, according to the Sacramento Bee. A 19-year-old man was pronounced dead at the mall, and a 17-year-old boy died at the hospital after being found critically wounded at a bank outside the mall.
The Sacramento Police Department said the suspect is a male in his 20s who was at large as of Saturday. The department hasn’t disclosed a motive.
Mall employees said they heard eight to 12 shots, causing mall guests and workers to flee and evacuate through exits in the back of the mall, the Sacramento Bee reported.
— kcranews (@kcranews) November 29, 2020
Police are urging potential witnesses of the shooting to contact them.
The shooting comes a week after another mall shooting in suburban Milwaukee, where eight people were injured. Police later arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection to the incident. (RELATED: REPORT: Police Arrest Teen Suspected In Wisconsin Mall Shooting)