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Shooting at Citadel Mall sends 12-year-old girl to hospital Sunday evening

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO)-- The Colorado Springs Police Department was on scene at the Citadel Mall after a shooting that injured two people Sunday evening.

CSPD says the call came in around 6:15 p.m. on a report of a shooting in the food court area. The altercation happened between a group of teenagers who started shooting at each other outside of the mall.

During the shooting, a 12-year-old girl was caught in the crossfire and was shot in the chest. Police say she is in stable condition.

One juvenile in the altercation was also shot in the chest and arm. He is in stable condition as well. Police say the he also had an unrelated homicide warrant out for his arrest and is in custody.

The suspect who allegedly started the shootout is also in custody.

Police say the mall was not evacuated, but the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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