UPDATE: Video: Suspect arrested after child forced off mall balcony

APRIL 12, 2019

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A 24-year-old Minneapolis man is being held on suspicion of attempted homicide in an apparent attack in which a 5-year-old boy was pushed or thrown from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America.

Police identified Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda as the man who was chased and arrested after Friday morning’s incident at the megamall in suburban Minneapolis.

The article goes on to state the following:

The child suffered life-threatening injuries and is being treated at a hospital. Details of his condition weren’t immediately available.

Court records show a 24-year-old Minneapolis man suspected of throwing or pushing a 5-year-old boy from a balcony at the Mall of America was charged in two previous incidents at the mall.

Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda was arrested on July 4, 2015, after police said he matched the description of a man throwing things off the upper level of the mall to the lower level. Police say Aranda refused to give his name and resisted arrest. Aranda also was accused of walking into a mall store and sweeping his hand across a display table, breaking glasses.

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  1. Ginny Moffat April 12th, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    Prayers to this little boy and his family. 🙏🙏🙏🙏


  2. Joanne Stevenson-Bellomo April 12th, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    Last year this same guy was sentenced to 15 years for stabbing two brothers at the same mall. Why wasn’t he serving his sentence???


    • Kim April 13th, 2019 at 8:01 pm

      How do you know this?
      If what you say is true, then automatic death to him. No courts, no free lawyers, no trial.


  3. The Real Steve April 13th, 2019 at 12:29 am

    Looks like a Somali


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