Shooting at New York mall leaves one man injured, suspect in custody

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OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 12:00 PM PT — Saturday, November 30, 2019

A suspected shooter has been apprehended after opening fire at a mall in upstate New York. Police arrested 21-year-old Kyree Truax earlier on Saturday. He is now facing charges of reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

“The suspect was arrested, a young man by the name of Kyree Traux,” stated Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner. “He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon second degree, assault second degree and reckless engagement in the first degree.”

Truax allegedly shot a person in the leg during an argument at the mall, leaving them with non-life threatening injuries. Police said he then attempted to drive a friend, who had been stabbed during the altercation, to a local hospital. However, he hit a bus on the way and was later driven to the hospital. There, his friend was taken in and he was arrested by police.

Traux is being held on $100,000 bail. The mall where the incident took place has been reopened.

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