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

UPDATED: Fri., April 30, 2021

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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