Monroeville Mall To Crack Down On Unsupervised Youth Following Shooting
A Pennsylvania mall that was the scene of a shooting that injured three people, two of them critically, plans to institute a new policy barring unaccompanied minors on weekend nights.
The gunfire in the Macy's department store at the Monroeville Mall on Saturday sent panicked shoppers running. Police say a 17-year-old suspect has been arrested.
The mall says its so-called "Youth Escort Policy" will go into effect at the end of this month. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 21 years old. The conditions apply to hours after 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. Teens who work at the mall during those times will be issued identification.