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Person killed in drive-by shooting near NorthTown Mall, juvenile arrested

April 30, 2021 Updated Fri., April 30, 2021 at 5:55 p.m.

The parking lot at NorthTown Mall is pictured March 24, 2020.  (DAN PELLE)
The parking lot at NorthTown Mall is pictured March 24, 2020. (DAN PELLE)

Police arrested a juvenile in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting near NorthTown Mall Thursday night .

Just after 8 p.m., Spokane police officers were dispatched to a drive-by shooting reportedly involving two vehicles, according to a news release from the department.

Detectives still were processing the scene and interviewing people involved early Friday morning, according to police. By 3:40 p.m., police had made an arrest and were looking at other potential suspects, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.

Police said they don’t believe the shooting was random but still are investigating the motive and circumstances .

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