1 dead… 8 injured in Phoenix strip mall shooting

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 16: A Minneapolis Police officer rolls up caution tape at a crime scene on June 16, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Minneapolis Police Department has been under close scrutiny following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody on May 25, 2020, after former officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes while detaining him. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 3:20 PM PT – Monday, June 6, 2022

A shooting at a Phoenix strip mall left a teenage girl dead and eight others injured. According to the Phoenix Police Department, the shooting happened at the mall over the weekend, where a fight broke out among a large gathering of people after midnight.

A 14-year-old girl died at the hospital from severe injuries, while two women sustained life-threatening injuries. Six of the other victims sustained minor injuries but are expected to recover.

Officials said the shooting happened in the parking lot of the mall and several witnesses are being questioned.

“Change must happen now,” voiced Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego(D) in response to the shooting. “Seems we can’t go a day without another mass shooting.”

Police have not yet identified any suspects, but said security cameras may help in the investigation.

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