Riverchase Galleria Thanksgiving shooting: 2 injured including 12-year-old girl; suspect killed by Hoover police
Two people were injured and a third killed when gunfire erupted Thanksgiving night at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover.
An 18-year-old male was shot and was rushed to UAB Hospital’s Trauma Center where he was in serious condition. A 12-year-old girl was also shot and wounded. Authorities said he is believed to alert and conscious at Children’s of Alabama.
The shooting happened while thousands were getting an early start at the Galleria, the largest mall in Alabama and a popular Black Friday destination for shoppers from around the state. . The gunfire inside the mall sent shoppers scurrying for cover and city officials described the scene as chaotic.
“It was terrifying,’’ Joiner said.
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