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WAUWATOSA, Wis. A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday.

Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber said the shooting happened during a dispute Friday afternoon between two groups. He said four “innocent spectators” suffered what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators said the suspect ran out of the mall along with other people.

Mall Incident Wisconsin

FBI officials and police are standing outside the Mayfair Mall after a shooting on Friday, November 20, 2020 in Wauwatosa, Wis. Several people were shot Friday afternoon in the mall. Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride says in a statement that a suspect remains in jail after the shooting at the Mayfair Mall.

Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press

“We know there was a kind of quarrel, and that was when the bullets started flying,” Weber told a news conference Sunday.

The name of the suspect has not been released and authorities did not announce charges on Sunday. Investigators say they have recovered a firearm.

The mall was closed Saturday and investigators were at the scene overnight. Shoppers were allowed back on Sunday, police said.

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