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1 Arrested Arizona Mall Shooting

1 Arrested Arizona Mall Shooting - Police arrested a gunman who barricaded himself inside a Phoenix valley fast-food restaurant with hostages, after exchanging shots with officers outside a shopping mall, police said on Wednesday.

Chandler Police Department spokesman Joe Favazzo said the gunman gave himself up to police. At least two hostages were released.

"We've had a peaceful resolution. No-one has been injured," Favazzo told Reuters.

U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Jeff Carter said the incident began when police tried to arrest a suspect, Daniel Perez, who was wanted for shooting at Arizona Department of Public Safety officers last month.

The suspect fled into the Chandler Fashion Square Mall, which was immediately placed on lockdown, before barricading himself in a Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurant nearby with several hostages.

Police set up road blocks and were directing traffic away from the mall perimeter.

1 Arrested Arizona Mall Shooting

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