US media report on November 28 a shooting occurred in a shopping mall in Sacramento, California, killing two people.
Local police spokesman Karl Chan confirmed that people heard gunshots at the Arden Fair Mall at 18:00 on Friday (27th) US Western Time. “Black Friday” is the busiest day of the year in most malls in the United States, and the crowd was quickly evacuated after the incident.
According to a press release issued by the Sacramento police, a 19-year-old man was killed in the shooting. At the same time, a 17-year-old boy was found in a bank outside the shopping mall. He was also injured by a shooting and was taken to the hospital for rescue. Subsequently, the young man was also confirmed to be ineffective and died.
Carl Chen encouraged those who might have witnessed the incident to contact the police to assist in the police investigation. The Sacramento police also pointed out: “According to limited clues, the suspect is an African-American male in his 20s.”
The city of Sacramento, Darrell Steinberg, said on Twitter that he is waiting for more information from the police department. Steinberg wrote: “We are deeply concerned about the increase in gun violence in Sacramento and other cities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we support increased efforts to reach young people in crisis. Guns will never solve the problem.”