A suspect was in critically wounded and a second remained at large Sunday after a bystander was killed and six other people were injured in an attempted robbery at a mall in San Antonio, Texas, police said.
At least two of those injured were struck by gunfire, authorities said. Their injuries weren't considered life-threatening
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus described a terrifying scene in which a bystander who was simply trying to help was shot and killed, one suspect was shot and critically wounded, and a second suspect fled through Rolling Oaks Mall spraying bullets as he ran.
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"It is absolutely senseless," McManus said.
Police said the two robbers were fleeing a Kay Jewelers store in the mall in northeast San Antonio when two bystanders confronted them. One of the suspects shot one of the bystanders, who was declared dead, authorities said.