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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A teen suspect in a shooting at White Oaks Mall in Springfield will be tried as an adult. 

Sangamon County State's Attorney Dan Wright confirmed the suspect, 16-year-old Laron Williams, will face adult charges. He's accused of being involved in a July 3 altercation in which he allegedly showed a firearm and shot one of the other people there. 

One person went to HSHS St. John's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Williams is accused of aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm, possession of a weapon by a gang member, possession of a weapon with no FOID card, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and mob action in Sangamon County. His bail is set at $300,000. 

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