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One dead after shooting near Governor's Square mall, teen arrested

Posted: 1:03 AM, Sep 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-08 15:20:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL) - — A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting outside of Regal Cinemas on Governor's Square Boulevard.

Tallahassee Police say an investigation revealed that the 16-year-old and the victim were standing outside the theater when they got into an argument.

During the argument, the suspect shot the victim and ran away from the scene. The victim later died from their injuries.

The 16-year-old was arrested and transported to TPD for questioning. After searching the teen's home, investigators recovered the gun that was used in the shooting.

The teen was booked into the Juvenile Assessment Center for murder and carrying a concealed gun.

Investigators are still asking anyone with information about the case to call them at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

WTXL is choosing not to identify the teen at this time as adult charges have not been filed.

Tallahassee police are investigating a shooting near Governor's Square mall.

It happened just after 11:30pm Saturday night near the 1500 block of Governor's Square Boulevard. Police said, when they got to the scene, they found a person suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim later died.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crimestoppers.