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    Girl, nine, is accidentally shot in the arm while waiting to meet Easter Bunny at California mall after store owner opened fire at robber trying to hold up his business
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    A 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot in the arm while she was waiting to see the Easter Bunny at a Southern California mall after a store owner opened fire on two alleged shoplifters who were fleeing the business, Your Content has learned.

    Marqel Cockrell, 20, co-owner of the shoe store Sole Addicts, was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he opened fire on shoplifters in the mall.

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    The chaos unfolded Tuesday at the Mall of Victor Valley in Victorville, California.

    The store owner’s gunfire missed his intended targets, and struck a child instead.

    Ava, 9, was hit by a stray bullet while waiting in line for the mall Easter Bunny.

    Her family said she was in pain, but expected to be OK.

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    Cockrell was located later that evening in Nevada by the Nevada Highway Patrol.

    He is being held at the Clark County Detention Center with his bail set at $1M,‘according to The New York Post.

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