Police have released the names of the men injured in a shooting at Auburn Mall Mar. 9.
23-year-old Deion Brooks and 21-year-old Michael Trimble are the two victims involved in the shooting. They both suffered gunshot wounds and were airlifted via LifeFlight to to a Columbus Hospital.
Both Brooks and Trimble remain in the hospital in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
Brooks and Trimble’s accounts of why the two met at the mall differ, but further investigation determined that their meeting escalated, resulting in them exchanging gunfire with one another, leading to injuries in both. source
The case remains under investigation by Auburn police and criminal charges including discharging a firearm in the city limits, reckless endangerment and first-degree assault are pending upon their releases from the hospital.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact police at (334) 501-3140.