A man arrested in connection to the shooting at Aventura Mall
Aventura, Florida – An 18-year-old boy was arrested and according to the Police his arrest is the first that appears to be in connection to the shooting at Aventura Mall on May 8.
Chrisey Pressley, of Doral, faces a charge of illegally carrying a concealed firearm at the mall that day. He lists his occupation as a singer and performs under the stage name FBE Chris.
On May 8, three people were shot and two others were injured running out of the mall on that Saturday afternoon, the day before Mother’s Day.
According to the police it was a fight between two groups of people that escalated.
Police say, Pressley was seen pulling out a gun and showing it, but was never seen firing it, before he ran out of the mall.
On the day of the shooting, Aventura Police Maj. Michael Bentolila said, “An individual displayed a weapon, the other group another individual pulled out a weapon and actually used it.”
According to the police Pressley has already been released from jail on bond.
By now there have not been any other arrests in the case, and police say they can’t comment further because it is an ongoing investigation.