HOLYOKE, MASS. (WHDH) - A 23-year-old Springfield man smirked in court Monday as he was arraigned in connection with a deadly shooting at the Holyoke Mall that claimed the life of an innocent bystander.
Officers responding to a reported active-shooter event at the Holyoke Mall around 7 p.m. went to Touch of Beauty & Hair Salon, where Kenneth Santana-Rodriguez was arrested on charges of murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The victim has been identified as Trung Tran, 33, of West Springfield. A GoFundMe has been set up in his name.
Kenneth Santana-Rodriguez was ordered held without bail. His next court date is Feb. 27.
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