An 18-year-old Bellflower man was arrested Saturday in connection with a June 3 shooting at the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance that left one person wounded, according to police.
The victim was taken to a local hospital and later released, said Sgt. Ronald Harris of the Torrance Police Department.
The alleged assailant, Jose Salazar, was arrested about 1:15 a.m. Saturday by the Redondo Beach Police Department during a traffic stop.
Salazar allegedly provided police with a false name and was arrested for suspected sales of narcotics, Harris said.
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“During the booking process, the suspect was positively identified and the charge of attempted murder was added,” he said.
The attempted murder allegedly occurred on June 3 a little before 3 p.m. when officers in Torrance responded to a report of shots fired at the Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 Carson St., where someone had been struck by gunfire and a lone suspect fled the scene.
Torrance police asked anyone with information regarding the June 3 shooting to call them at 310-618-5570.