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Teens killed in Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall shooting identified – KCRA Sacramento

Teens killed in Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall shooting identified



SHOOTER. BRITTANY: KCRA 3’S STEPHANIE LIN CONTINUES OUR TEAM COVEARGE. SHE SPOKE WITH SHOPPERS WHO WERE FORCED TO FLEE AS THE GUNFIRE ERUPTE STEPHANIE: A TRAUMATIC EVENT FOR PEOPLE OUT TO ENJOY WHAT WAS MEANT TO BE A DAY OF FESTIVE SHOPPING AND PICKING UP GIFTS FOR FAMILY. TONIGHT, AT LEAST ONE FAMILY IS IN MOURNING, AND COUNTLESS OTHERS LEFT SHAKEN BY THIS DEADLY SHOOTIN >> THERE WAS A LOT GOING ON. PIT WAS VERY TRAUMATIC. STEPHANIE: HOLIDAY SHOPPING DISRUPTED BY DEADLY GUNFIRE AT ARDEN-FAIRE MALL. TONIGHT, THE AREA SWARMED WITHIN MOMENTS BY SACRAMENTO POLICE, COUNTY SHERIFF, AND CHP. >> THERE WAS A LOT OF CHAOS GOING ON. STEPHANIE: ESTHER DIAZ SAW THE VICTIMS BODIES AS SHE RAN OUTSIDE. SHE SHARED VIDEO WITH US, BUT IT IS TOO GRAPHIC TO SHOW. >> ONE DID HAVE BLOOD COMING OUT OF HIS HEAD. THE OTHER GUY, HE WAS KIND OF JUST LAYING HERE. BLOOD IS EVERYWHERE, PEOPLE ARE HURT, AND I KNEW THAT WAS THE TIME TO GO. STEPHANIE: YOU WERE TELLING US EARLIER THAT IT SEEMED LIKE ONE OF THE VICTIMS WAS QUITE YOUNG. >> ACTUALLY BOTH OF THEM LOOKED VERY, VERY YOUNG. EARLY 20’S. >> WE’RE THANKFUL NOTHING HAPPENED TO US. STEPHANIE: THE SHOTS PUTTING AN END TO RING SHOPPING FOR THIS ENGAGED COUPLE. >> ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEARD FIRECRACKER SOUNDING SOUNDS. STEPHANIE: WHAT WAS GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND AT THAT POINT? >> WE ALL JUST DUCKED IN THE SIDE, HID BEHIND THE FURNITURE. >> WE’RE SUPER THANKFUL TO THE EMPLOYEES AND THE POLICE. EVERYONE WAS SUPER CALM, SUPER FAST TO REACT. STEPHANIE: ACTIONS ECHOED BY MALL WORKERS, LIKE ANTWON MARTINEZ. >> WE HAD A FULL STORE OF CUSTOMERS. SOME PEOPLE DUCKED DOWN, THE REST RAN THROUGH THE BACK. WE WEREN’T SURE WHERE IT WAS OR ANYTHING. WE JUST HEARD IT. WE JUST FOCSED ON GETTING EVERYONE OUT THE STORE. STEPHANI HIS TEAM NOW HOPING FOR THE ALL-CLEAR TO LOCK UP THEIR STORE, BUT GIVEN THE VIOLENCE OF A SHOOTING THAT LEFT AT LEAST ONE PERSON DEAD, THE MALL CLOSED EARLY AS POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGAT THIS CONTINUES TO BE AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION FOR POLICE. THIS SCENE CONTINUES TO BE VERY ACTIVE. THE FIRST WOMAN YOU HEARD IN OUR REPORT, TODAY WAS THE FIRST TIME SHE TRIED BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING. AFTER WITNESSING AND SURVING TONIGHT’S SHOOTING, SHE SAYS SHE WON’T BE GOING BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING AGAIN LIVE FROM ARDEN FAIR MALL, STEPHANIE LIN, KCRA 3

Teens killed in Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall shooting identified

The two teenagers who were killed in a Black Friday shooting at Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall have been identified as 17-year-old Sa’Quan Reed and 19-year-old Dewayne Reed, according to the teens’ family.The family of the two teens will be holding a press conference Saturday at 6 p.m. The shooting happened Friday shortly after 6 p.m., and shoppers were evacuated shortly after the shots rang out.Dewayne Reed was pronounced dead at the scene, and Sa’Quan Reed died at the hospital a short time later, according to Sacramento police. The shooter left the area after the shooting, and investigators only have a limited description at this point. Arden Fair Mall was closed for the remainder of Friday as police investigated, but reopened 10 a.m. Saturday.

The two teenagers who were killed in a Black Friday shooting at Sacramento’s Arden Fair Mall have been identified as 17-year-old Sa’Quan Reed and 19-year-old Dewayne Reed, according to the teens’ family.

The family of the two teens will be holding a press conference Saturday at 6 p.m.

The shooting happened Friday shortly after 6 p.m., and shoppers were evacuated shortly after the shots rang out.

Dewayne Reed was pronounced dead at the scene, and Sa’Quan Reed died at the hospital a short time later, according to Sacramento police.

The shooter left the area after the shooting, and investigators only have a limited description at this point.

Arden Fair Mall was closed for the remainder of Friday as police investigated, but reopened 10 a.m. Saturday.

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