Western hill mall shooting: Kentrel Miller, 16 year-old shot and killed in Fairfield

16-year-old Kentrel Miller was shot and killed in Fairfield. (Source: fox3now.com)

16-year-old Kentrel Miller was killed in a deadly event on Friday afternoon outside a mall in Fairfield when gunshots were fired. Keep reading to know more about it in detail.


Western hill mall shooting:

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has announced that one person died following a gunshot that occurred at a Fairfield mall on Friday afternoon. On Doctor MLK Boulevard in Fairfield, a shooting took place at the Western Hills Mall.

Soon after 3:20 p.m., deputies from Jefferson County responded to the Western Hills Mall on Aaron Aronov Drive.

Multiple gunshot wounds were discovered on a 16-year-old boy named Kentrel Miller.  At the scene, he was declared dead.

There haven’t been many details made public, but witnesses claim they heard what sounded like automatic weapons firing many times. In front of the Nail Palace and the mall entrance, deputies have set up more than 70 evidence markers.

According to deputies, the victim was approached by three men in masks as he was crossing the parking lot. They fired at the victim before leaving in a dark vehicle. Currently, no suspects are being held in custody.


Kentrel Miller dead:

One of Kentrel Miller’s family members provided information about the incident on Facebook and stated that he leaves behind a daughter who is one year old.

The family has also put up a GoFundMe page to assist with the funeral cost.

It read,

“Although no mother should have to endure this pain of losing a child this is the sad reality that our family is currently faced with!

We are asking those of you who will to please help us with the burial expenses in the sum of $4,000.

No amount is too small & is greatly appreciated!

Thank you kindly, on behalf of The Miller family.”

A lovely girl named Jah’Kenzli, who is one years old, is also left behind by Kentrel. (Source: GoFundMe)

The mourners at the scene, where a large crowd gathered, included his mother and grandmother.

The boy had just walked outside after leaving a barbershop when he was shot. Witness statements suggested that the attack was a planned but unanticipated ambush.


Help the Investigation!

The investigation is still ongoing. Call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2, or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 if you have any information.

Authorities are currently looking into Kentrel Miller’s death circumstances, which are yet unclear. The news has obviously crushed Kentrel Miller’s family and friends, and the community has been horrified by the tragic loss.

The news of Kentrel Miller’s passing has understandably devastated her family and friends, and condolences have poured in from all over the neighborhood. Many people have expressed their sympathies and offered support to Kentrel Miller’s loved ones on social media during this difficult period.

We send our sympathies to Kentrel Miller’s family and friends during this difficult time.


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