U.S. Marshals Announce Arrest of Alabama Mall Shooting Suspect

Erron Brown, a man suspected of shooting two teenagers at an Alabama mall last week — which resulted in officers killing a man who was not the shooter — has been arrested in metro Atlanta, officials said.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

,U.S. Marshals say the suspect believed to have wounded two people in a Thanksgiving Day mall shooting has been arrested.

Fox 5 reports that the suspect is identified as 20-year-old Erron Brown. He was arrested around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, and U.S. Marshals indicate he “was staying at a relative’s house when he was arrested.”

Breitbart News reported the shooting, which occurred at Riverchase Galleria in Birmingham, Alabama. Two officers immediately responded to sounds of shots fired, with one of the officers shooting and killing 21-year-old Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. Police initially identified Bradford as the shooter, then issued a correction hours later and informed the public that the actual gunman was still at large.

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