A 15-year-old male is in custody for the shooting that occurred at the Otay Ranch Town Center on Saturday, October 28th.
On Friday evening, November 3rd, authorities arrested the juvenile in San Diego without incident. Due to his age, no additional suspect information is being released at this time.
Police are still asking those with additional information about this case to contact San Diego Crime Stoppers using the information at the bottom of this media advisory. There is no other information available for public release at this time.
On Saturday October 28 three people were wounded in a shooting at the Novo Brazil restaurant at Otay Ranch Town Center in Chula Vista. The shooting was reported at 7:16 p.m. Saturday at the mall at 2015 Birch Road, according to a statement on social media by the Chula Vista Police Department.
“Officers found three victims with non-life-threatening wounds, police said. ”The suspect fled. Initial indications are that the shooting was not an active shooter and was not random.”
Police explained that the shooting reportedly happened during a dispute between two groups, with no active threat to the mall or surrounding neighborhoods.