Police arrest man after shots fired at mall

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are investigating after a man opened fire at the White Oaks Mall on December 28.

William Harper, 22, of Decatur, was arrested and is in custody at the Sangamon County Jail.

The shooting happened in the mall parking lot, just before 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

Harper was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, reckless discharge of a firearm, and aggravated assault.

Springfield Police Department say no one was hurt.

Anyone with information concerning these or other incidents is asked to call the Springfield Police Department 217-788-8311 and/or Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers 217-788-8427

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