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One arrested in Mall of America shooting in Minnesota

Bloomington Police vehicles are parked outside of the Mall of America following a shooting,...
Bloomington Police vehicles are parked outside of the Mall of America following a shooting, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in Bloomington, Minn. Two people were shot and wounded following an apparent altercation at the Mall of America Friday, sending New Year's Eve shoppers scrambling for safety and placing the Minneapolis mall on temporary lockdown, authorities said.(Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP)
Published: Jan. 3, 2022 at 3:38 PM CST
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Police say a Minnesota man suspected of having a role in last week’s shooting at the Mall of America that left two people wounded has been arrested.

Authorities in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington say the 19-year-old St. Paul man was arrested in Roseville Sunday afternoon. Roseville is about 15 miles from Bloomington.

Roseville police say the arrest occurred at a Motel 6.

Police say the man was seen leaving the scene with the shooting suspect and was arrested on possible charges of aiding and abetting first-degree assault.

Injuries to the two wounded men were not life-threatening.

Police are still looking for the suspected shooter.

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