Gunman Shoots Up Popular Arizona Entertainment Complex

3 injured, one critically
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2020 1:32 AM CDT
Gunman Shoots Up Popular Arizona Entertainment District
Fountains spray outside the Westgate City Center in Glendale, Ariz. on Dec. 17, 2007.   (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, FILE)

One person is in critical condition and two others were also hurt Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a popular Arizona shopping and entertainment district. Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District is part of a complex that includes sports arenas, and the AP described it as "humming with activity" Wednesday after more than a month of its stores and restaurants being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The shooting was over by the time police arrived, and the suspect was taken into custody. A state senator witnessed the shooting, CNN reports; he described the shooter as carrying an AR-15. (More Arizona stories.)

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