PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department released body camera footage from the aftermath of a shooting at Desert Sky Mall on Valentine's Day that left a 17-year-old dead and a 20-year-old injured.
Police made an arrest in early March. The suspect, 20-year-old Alexi Acosta, was booked on charges of murder and aggravated assault.
Acosta was reportedly caught on surveillance camera shooting at two people, court documents said.
Officers responded to a shots fired call around 12:40 p.m. and found the two victims inside the shopping center with gunshot wounds.
Police on Saturday released the body camera footage of an officer working to save one of the victims. The video shows the officer rushing to pick up one of the victims and carry him outside the mall.
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Police said the two victims went to the mall and were in an argument over merchandise with an employee at a kiosk. Police have confirmed that Acosta was not the kiosk employee.
This marks at the third shooting in the last 15 months at Desert Sky Mall. The mall does have signs prohibiting weapons.