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On Monday, police were looking for a teen suspected of a shooting at a shopping mall in northern Wisconsin that left one person dead and another injured.
Seventeen-year-old Dezman Ellis was being searched after the shooting broke out around 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fox River Mall in Grand Chute, Police Officer Travis Waas said in a statement. The victims were specifically targeted, police said, and Ellis should be considered armed and dangerous.
Waas said in an email Monday that Ellis was “considered a suspect.”
Jovanni J. Frausto, 19, was killed in the shooting, according to the police statement. A second person who was also shot went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was later released.
Photos from the scene showed officers, some in tactical gear, outside the mall and what appeared to be customers walking out with their hands in the air.
Haylie Mirr, who works at a mall restaurant called Box Lunch, said she didn’t know anything about the shooting, but said: “People started running. We just closed the doors and we had four customers in the store, we took them to our back room. ”
They waited at least three hours for the all-clear.
Police said they were interviewing witnesses and following leads. No motive was immediately revealed.
It was the second recent shooting at a shopping center in Wisconsin. In November, eight people were injured in a shooting after a confrontation at a Wauwatosa shopping center, in the suburbs of Milwaukee. A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged.
Grand Chute is a city of approximately 22,000 people outside of Appleton, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Milwaukee.
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