HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Listen to the audio from Hoover Fire Dispatch in the Riverchase Galleria Shooting on Thanksgiving.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at 9:52 p.m., two males engaged in a physical altercation on the second floor concourse area of the Riverchase Galleria near the entrance to Footaction. During the fight, one of the males produced a handgun and shot the other male twice in the torso.
Two uniformed Hoover Police officers providing security at the mall were in close proximity and heard the gunshots. While moving toward the shooting scene, one of the officers encountered a suspect brandishing a pistol and shot him. That individual, a 21-year-old male from Hueytown, was pronounced dead on the scene.