Phoenix Police arrest a man in a fatal shooting of a 17-year-old in the Desert Sky Mall Arizona News

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Police tweeted Saturday morning that they had arrested the person they believe shot a 17-year-old boy at Desert Sky Mall on Valentine’s Day. The Phoenix Police Department identified the suspect as 20-year-old Alexi Acosta.

UPDATE: The murder of Alejandro Martinez, who was killed on 2/14/21 at a mall off 75th Ave / Mcdowell Rd, has been arrested. The alleged suspect was taken to jail and identified as Alexi Acosta. #GoodPoliceWork pic.twitter.com/DAWiaa5uKz

– Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) February 27, 2021

Arizona’s family reached out to the Phoenix Police Department for more information about Acosta and the investigators about him.

Alejandro Martinez was killed in the February 14 shooting. A 20-year-old was also shot. This man should survive. The video, recorded at the mall and recorded by Arizona’s family, showed the moments after the filming.

The video in the Desert Sky Mall shows moments after the filming in which the 17-year-old boy was killed

17-year-old boy killed in gunfight at Desert Sky Mall in west Phoenix

Police believe a customer and an employee at a kiosk quarreled over a pair of shoes just before the shooting. Investigators didn’t say how Martinez could have been involved.

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