Police make arrest in Visalia Mall shooting 

Police have arrested a suspected gang member after a shooting inside a Central Valley shopping mall that sent two men to the hospital.

Visalia police Sgt. Damon Maurice says 18-year-old Anthony Hansen was taken into custody by members of a SWAT team at his home around 2 a.m. Saturday.

Hansen was being held on suspicion of attempted homicide in the shooting at the Visalia Mall Friday night of 20-year-Miguel Alcala and 21-year-old Steven Haynes.

Maurice says investigators have linked Hansen to a gang. The shooting is believed to be gang-related, though Haynes was not believed to be an intended target.

Haynes has been treated and released for a wound to the leg, but Alcala remains hospitalized after he was shot in the neck. His condition was not known.

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