A 17-year-old boy charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting at the Mall of America last month has been found and arrested in Georgia, according to police.
Police had been looking for Levon Semaj Longstreet for more than two weeks after he was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree assault in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old at a Minnesota mall on December 23, according to Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges at a news conference on Tuesday.
According to police, the shooting occurred during an altercation between five to nine people inside a Nordstrom store at the mall. Johntae Raymon Hudson was shot and killed, and a bystander was grazed by a bullet.
Taeshawn Adams-Wright, 18, has also been charged with second-degree murder with intent and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, according to a Hennepin County District Court spokesperson.
“Mr. Longstreet… and Mr. Adams-Wright stood over Mr. Hudson and fired multiple rounds into his body,” Hodges said.
CNN has been unable to determine whether Longstreet or Adams-Wright have attorneys.
Longstreet was discovered in Decatur, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb more than 1,000 miles from Bloomington, according to Hodges.
Longstreet’s mother Erica McMillan allegedly drove her son to Georgia after the shooting, according to Hodges. She was arrested in Golden Valley, Minnesota, on Tuesday and will be charged with aiding and abetting her son’s escape, the chief said.