Deandre Depratto and Taeshawn Wright Wiki- Deandre Depratto and Taeshawn Wright Biography
Police arrested five people, including two 18-year-old men and three 17-year-old boys, following a shooting at the Mall of America on Friday night, December 23. Now the latest report suggests that the culprits, who allegedly killed a 19-year-old African-American man, stopped for lunch at White Castle.
Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges said a day after the shooting: “The people we arrested here after the shooting seem to have felt they needed to get something to eat.
So they went to White Castle… and bought a package. cravings”, as per New York Post. Recounting the attack, he said: “Yesterday was the first firearms-related homicide in the history of the Mall of America.” It is the second murder in the mall’s history, the first being a home-related stabbing in 1999.
Hodges said police from various area departments, including SWAT officers, executed a search warrant at a St Louis Park address and arrested all five people.
The 18-year-olds have been identified as Taeshawn Wright and Deandre Depratto. However, the identities of the 17-year-olds are not revealed by the authorities as they are considered underage suspects. He added by saying that one of the 18-year-olds is believed to be the shooter, although another suspect may also have fired a weapon.
He said: “I’m pretty sure we have the person responsible for murdering the victim in custody.” Meanwhile, a sixth suspect is still being sought, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Explaining the possible reason behind the attack, the chief said: “We think this is some kind of longstanding feud, something that has been going on. But no one is cooperating with us at the moment,” reports KSTP.
On the other hand, the chief did not comment on whether weapons were recovered. But the medical examiner is expected to reveal the victim’s identity soon, New York says. To post.Read More…..