ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando police said the men accused of firing shots in the Mall at Millenia as well as their alleged target are all in custody on various charges.
Trey’von Jaheim Graham, 19, faces an attempted first-degree murder charge and a charge of discharging a firearm in public after shots were fired outside the Mall at Millenia, according to Orlando police.
Police said his alleged target, Jacquavius Smith, 20, a local rapper known as 9lokkNine with a known gang affiliation, was also arrested following the shooting on an unrelated arrest warrant for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a short-barreled rifle.
Investigators say those charges stem from a shooting in Orlando on July 23 when police say multiple shots were fired into a home. Deputies said no one was injured in that shooting, but the home had around $10,000 worth of damage from the bullets.
Police said they arrested Trey’von Jaheim Graham, 19, overnight. Graham is also charged with discharging a firearm in public.A man faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after shots were fired outside the Mall at Millenia food court, according to Orlando police.
Four people were in custody Thursday night after the shooting, police said.
Police confirmed to Eyewitness News that either an individual or a group of people started shooting outside the mall.
Officers said no one was injured.
Four off-duty Orlando police officers working as mall security were able to neutralize the suspects without incident and no officers deployed weapons, police said.
“There was no resisting,” Deputy Chief Eric Smith said. “Everybody was taken down without incident.”
Orlando police Chief Orlando Rolón said he is “grateful for the officers who quickly made contact with some of the individuals involved.”
Investigators are still trying to figure out how many people fired a gun and why.
“It could have been a deadly situation. There could be people who go hurt, people got wounded. We’re just lucky no one got shot,” Smith said.
Police said they are not looking for any additional suspects.
Steven Jamieson, the Mall at Millenia’s general manager, provided Channel 9 with the following statement:
“We can confirm that there was an incident outside of the mall just before closing where known individuals were specifically targeted. There were no injuries to customers or staff. We are deeply committed to maintaining a safe and pleasant environment for our all guests. Any actions that hinder that experience will not be tolerated.”
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