Thursday, February 16, 2012

Woman working at kiosk in mall hit by stray bullet

34-year-old Manisa Sapkota was working at a sunglasses kiosk in the Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville, Florida when she was hit by a stray bullet.
According to police
three young men were at the mall when they spied a man with whom they had "some apparent past conflict." 18-year-old Keith Brown pulled out a handgun and fired three times at the man, missing each time. One of the bullets his Manisa in the right shoulder. She was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. Doctors were not able to remove the bullet from her shoulder.
According to one shopper who was in the mall at the time of the shooting, "Everybody just started running, I started running with them and everyone was panicking. You don't expect that when you go to the mall."
Police have arrested one of the men involved in the shooting and are looking for the other two, who have been identified.

Manisa spoke with WTEV news about her ordeal:

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