TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Deputies have arrested the man they said opened fire outside of the Westfield Brandon Mall Friday afternoon, prompting an active shooter scare.
Hillsborough County deputies said 19-year-old Quran Deandre Johnson was arrested Saturday night while driving a stolen vehicle.
According to deputies, Johnson and another man got into an argument Friday around 4 p.m. near the Club Vape kiosk in the mall. The men then went outside and continued to argue before deputies said Johnson shot the other man.
According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman, Johnson then left the scene in a car.
The victim was taken to Tampa General Hospital and is expected to be OK.
Deputies said both people involved in the incident knew each other and added there is no threat to the public.
Johnson faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and simple battery, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.
An investigation is ongoing.