Witness the moments a 14-year-old shot himself at Stonecrest Mall
Stonecrest Mall was evacuated after the taking pictures on Saturday. DeKalb County Police say a youngster unintentionally shot himself.
Stonecrest Mall reopened to prospects Saturday, however simply hours earlier, the mall was closed after DeKalb County police mentioned a 14-year-old unintentionally fired a gun and shot himself.
“I ducked down and ducked for canopy,” Von Roberts mentioned Channel 2’s Larry Spruill.
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Von Roberts mentioned she was inside a retailer when she heard the gunshots, “I used to be doing my make-up for my party tonight and we heard a giant bang. I appeared on the make-up girl and I mentioned it was a shot. He mentioned they at all times shoot right here. So we obtained down after which about two minutes, all people began operating like that.
Despatched by Yumaka Lawton Channel 2 Motion Information Mobile phone video exhibiting emergency crews on the scene.
Xavier Scott works at Stonecrest. He described all the things as chaos, “There was a child exterior of Eternally 21 and he shot himself within the leg with a gun. That is when everybody began operating, and some minutes later, the police got here with the M4 and all this.”
Many are glad there have been no severe accidents, whereas Roberts wonders why a 14-year-old in a mall had a gun within the first place. “He should not have a gun. I imply, why, does he have a gun on the mall?” Vaughn Roberts mentioned.
The police mentioned the juvenile was taken to a neighborhood hospital. He’s recovering.
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