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Police make arrest in Westland mall shooting; surveillance video of altercation released

Authorities seek to identify others involved
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Posted at 7:26 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 19:33:05-04

WESTLAND (WXYZ) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a shooting inside Westland mall last week. They're now looking to identify others who were present during the shooting.

RELATED: Police: Altercation inside Westland Mall leads to shots fired

Surveillance video of how the confrontation unfolded was released by Westland police.

Gregory Travis Jones, 24, of Detroit, was arrested on July 13 for the shooting inside a perfume store in the mall.

The shooting wasn't random. The people involved had previous interactions leading up to the confrontation, police say.

The incident happened July 9. Jones is charged with a total of 15 felony counts including: two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, discharging a firearm in a building, carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, and seven counts of felony firearm.

Jones was given a $1 million cash bond. If he posts bond, he'll be required to wear a GPS tether and remain at home.

If you have information on the shooting, you're encouraged to reach out to Westland police at 734-467-7914.