Police arrest man accused of shooting 2 at Newport Centre Mall

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JERSEY CITY -

Police have arrested the man accused of shooting two people inside the Newport Centre Mall earlier this month, causing a panic.

Ahmad Broadway is facing several charges, including aggravated assault and causing or risking widespread injury or damage.

The shooting happened Jan. 11 inside the mall’s food court, sending hundreds of people fleeing in panic. Mall patrons were evacuated and also hid inside of various stores until it was safe to come out.

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Police say that the shooting may have been gang-related.

One of the shooting victims, Jalil Holmes, was wanted in connection with another shooting in Jersey City two days earlier.

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