Alabama mall shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

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Alabama mall shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

A shooting at Alabama mall left a gunman dead and two people including a 12-year-old girl injured. The shooting on Thanksgiving night terrified the shoppers and forced them to run for safety.

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The incident took place at the Riverchase Galleria in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover. The firing was the result of the fight that started between an 18-year-old and the 21-year-old gunman. A call was made to the police regarding a confrontation that began on the second floor of the mall. Police told the sources that it could not believe at that point the 18-year-old was armed.


The gunman opened fire shooting the 18-year-old thrice in the torso. Following the shooting, the security officer of the mall confronted the gun as ran away from the scene. The security officer fatally shot him.

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A 12-year-old girl was a bystander who was shot once. It wasn’t clear, who shot her. Both the gunman and the 12-year-old girl were rushed to the hospitals. The girl underwent surgery and is now out of danger.  The 18-year-old was in serious condition when an ambulance took him to the hospital.