North Point Mall Carnival Shooting Suspect Arrested

June 10, 2023
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The Gist: A juvenile suspect has been arrested by Alpharetta police officers in connection with an accidental shooting at a carnival at North Point Mall.

The incident occurred Wednesday and the suspect has been charged with several counts, including second-degree cruelty to children.

The Charges: The charges faced by the juvenile suspect include possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, tampering with evidence, two counts of reckless conduct, and possession of a firearm by a person under the age of 18.

Why It Matters: The quick thinking and dedication of the officers and detectives involved in the case resulted in a timely resolution. The community was understandably concerned about the incident and will likely breathe a sigh of relief now that a suspect is in custody. According to the Alpharetta Police Dept., the suspect turned himself in.

What’s Next: The investigation is ongoing.


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