Video of Fashion Outlets of Chicago mall shooter emerges; 1 person of interest found, police say

CWB has secured video of Friday night’s shooting that left a man dead and one other person injured at Fashion Outlets of Chicago in suburban Rosemont. Police said a man in his mid-20s was killed and a 15-year-old girl was shot in the wrist. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the slain man as Joel Valdes of Skokie.

Video appears to show a gunman shooting down a short hallway adjacent to the food court. Several people walk into and out of the hallway before the man begins firing.

Rosemont police said two suspects fled in a red vehicle after the 7:08 p.m. shooting. Chicago police license plate readers later located the car as it entered the city’s Northwest Side and made its way to Lake Shore Drive, passing Chicago Avenue southbound around 9:15 p.m. It hit on another plate reader near the Eisenhower and Laramie around 9:40 p.m.

At 11:45 p.m., Rosemont Public Safety tweeted, “we currently have one person of interest located … Further updates [Saturday].” Rosemont officials did not say where that person was found.

You can read more about the shooting at WGN and the Chicago Tribune.

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