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Guilderland Police: Arrest made in July shooting at Crossgates Mall; 15-year-old charged

Crossgates Mall in March. File photo

Crossgates Mall in March. File photo

Categories: News, Schenectady County, The Daily Gazette

GUILDERLAND – A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the July shooting at Crossgates Mall.

The boy is accused of firing a single shot in the July 22 incident. No one was injured.

Police charged the boy Wednesday with first-degree reckless endangerment, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor. His name was not released due to his age.

He was arrested in Albany after a lengthy investigation. Albany Police assisted in the arrest, police said.

Police called the shooting an isolated incident.

Calls came in that day for reports of shots fired outside the Foot Locker store in the mall.

Police from multiple agencies responded and systematically cleared the mall and processed the scene, police said.

The teen was also arrested on an outstanding Albany County Family Court warrant, police said.

He was arraigned and ordered held at a secured juvenile detention facility, police said.

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