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Teen charged in Mayfair Mall shooting

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) --A 15-year-old boy faces multiple charges stemming from a shooting at a Wisconsin mall that left eight people injured.

On Tuesday, he was ordered held in secure detention instead of being released to his parents.

According to the juvenile petition, the teen and a friend were in the Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa on Friday when the friend confronted some people, then punched one.

Witnesses told police that the teen began shooting with a handgun.

He was arrested Sunday in a car with Illinois license plates and with the handgun used in the shooting.

The Associated Press isn't naming the teen because he is charged as a juvenile.


WAUWATOSA (WKOW) -- The 15-year-old boy accused in the Mayfair Mall shooting is now charged with eight felonies.

The teen appeared in children's court.

The charges are for reckless injury while armed with a dangerous weapon.

There are 8 counts, one for each of the victims.

The teen's attorney asked for him to be released from juvenile detention but the judge denied the motion.

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