- Associated Press - Sunday, January 22, 2017

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old girl remains hospitalized in critical condition after she was shot in a parking lot at a West Valley City mall.

West Valley City police described the incident as a possible gang-related shooting.

Police believe the girl got a call to meet someone at the Valley Fair Mall parking lot and went there with at least one other friend.

The teen met with at least two other people in the parking lot near a shuttered department store.

Police say the shooting occurred after an altercation and the girl was hit once.

Her name hasn’t been released.

The Salt Lake City Tribune reports that police found four shell casings in the parking lot.

Police say they’re still searching for the shooting suspects, who are believed to be juveniles.

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