By Staff

MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Mesquite Police Department has released images of a suspect and getaway car in the August 19 shooting at Town East Mall.

(credit: Mesquite Police Department)

The vehicle appears to be a silver 2005-2010 Kia Rio with a spoiler on the back and was possibly displaying temporary tags during the time of the offense.

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Mesquite Police said a suspect stole some merchandise from a store and took off. A store employee went after the suspect through the mall’s lower level. That’s when the suspect pulled out a handgun and reportedly fired one shot at the employee, police said. No one was hurt and there was no damage

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If you have information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-TIPS (8477); the Mesquite Police Department at 972-285-6336 or Investigator J. Rosas at 972-216-6305.

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