ROANOKE, Va. – Nearly a month after a shooting inside Roanoke’s Valley View Mall, police now have a suspect in custody.
On Dec. 26, 2020, police believe a teenage boy shot another teenage boy, someone he knew, inside the mall that night.
The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Police will charge him with malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
On Wednesday, he went to the Roanoke Police Department and was taken into custody on a detention order and then transported to the Roanoke Valley Juvenile Detention Center.
Police believe the shooting was the result of an argument inside the mall.