Een persoon dood, 'n ander een is in 'n kritieke toestand gehospitaliseer na die skietery in die winkelsentrum in Sacramento

Een persoon is dood, en 'n ander een is in 'n kritieke toestand gehospitaliseer ná 'n skietery in 'n winkelsentrum in Sacramento, het die polisie Vrydagaand gesê.

Officers responded to the Arden Fair Mall following a report of shots fired a little after 6 nm. Vrydag, according to Karl Chan, a spokesman for Sacramento Police.
Toe beamptes op die toneel aankom, they found two victims, one of whom was injured and taken to the hospital and another who was later pronounced deceased on the scene, Chan told reporters Friday night.
The suspect fled before officers arrived, hy het gesê.
    We can confirm at this point that this does appear to be an isolated incident and not the result of an active shooter,” hy het bygevoeg.
    The shooting took place inside the mall, Chan said, while there werea lot of people” daar.

    Investigators working to identify a suspect or suspects

    Investigators are processing the scene of the shooting and are working to contact witnesses to get more information about the incident, Chan added.
    We do know that the mall does have a pretty robust surveillance footage so that’s going to be something that our homicide detectives are going to be definitely looking at,” Chan said.
    He urged anyone with more information on the shooting to contact investigators.
    “Ons … are doing everything that we can to identify the suspect or suspects who are involved in this incident and make an arrest in this,” hy het gesê.

    Mayor concerned about violence

    In a statement on Twitter, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg expressed concern over the violence and said he was awaiting more details from police.
      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,” hy geskryf het.
      A gun is never the answer,” the mayor added.

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