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Two teenagers have been charged in Saturday’s fatal shooting at a Nebraska shopping mall. One man was killed and a woman was wounded in the shooting at Westroads Mall in Omaha that prosecutors said was likely gang related. The shooting around midday Saturday sent shoppers fleeing from the mall. A judge ordered 16-year-old Makhi Woolridge-Jones to be held without bail after he was charged with first-degree murder, assault and two gun charges. His older brother, 18-year-old Brandon Woolridge-Jones, was charged as an accessory to the shooting, and his bail was set at $75,000.

Police Release Pepper Balls To Subdue Crowd At Mall

Dec 27, 2019

Police in Omaha needed to get involved in order to disperse an unruly crowd at Westroads Mall yesterday. Authorities say a large group of kids were seen pushing over tables and chairs inside the mall, and several got into fights in the parking lot. Officials say the officers used pepper balls in order to subdue the crowd. It is not known if any charges will be filed for the incident.