14-Year-Old-Boy Arrested For Shooting At DESTINY USA

Syracuse, N.Y. - There has been an arrest in the Shooting last week at DESTINY USA

Syracuse Police Deputy Chief Richard Trudell say a 14 year old boy whose no stranger to police was the one who fired a gun inside the mall last Friday.

Police say the boy got into an argument and allegedly took out a gun and fired a shot into a trash can.

The boy has been arrested in the past, for property crimes including stealing vehicles. Trudell says the teen has posts on social media showing him holding guns.

Due to his age it will be handled by family court

DESTINY USA has just released a statement about the shooting that happened 6 days ago.

Statement Attributed to Pyramid Management Group

The safety and security of our tenants, employees, and guests is our top priority at Destiny USA. We are grateful to the Syracuse Police Department for their swift and effective work in identifying and arresting the suspect responsible for last week's incident.

Furthermore, we extend our sincere appreciation to each of our tenants, law enforcement agency partners, and community organizations for their unwavering commitment to making Destiny USA a safe and welcoming year-round family-friendly destination.

We remain committed to constantly evaluating the best ways to keep Destiny USA safe for our tenants, employees, and guests.

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