Police Officer and Young Father Shot Dead at Mall in South Carolina (Video)

Officer Greg Alia, the father of a nw baby, was shot and killed at a mall in South Carolina on Wednesday.
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Police Officer Gregory Alia, left, was killed and Jarvis Hall was charged with murder. (Forest Acres Police Dept./Lexington County Sheriff’s Department)

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34-year-old Jarvis Hall was reportedly armed with a hand gun and knife when the shooting occurred.

News Channel 6 reported:

One police officer is dead following a shooting Wednesday morning at the Richland Mall in Forest Acres, South Carolina which is near Columbia.

Forest Acres Police Department officers were called to the scene for a report of a suspicious person.

According to Columbia ABC affiliate WOLO, the officer has been identified as 32-year-old Greg Alia, who a seven-year veteran of the Forest Acres Police Department. The report also says Alia was married with a new baby.

During a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Police Chief Gene Sealy identifed the shooting suspect as 34-year-old Jarvis Hall, who was reportedly armed with hand gun and knife when the shooting occurred. Sealy said Hall was taken into custody at the scene.

A GoFundMe page ‘Greg Alia Memorial Fund‘ has reached nearly $5,000 in donations.

Forest Acres is the lead investigators, Richland, Columbia and SLED are assisting.

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