Community Mourns as Teenager Jayda Woods-Johnson Loses Life in Mall Shooting, Suspect Released on Bail

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — In a tragic incident at Alderwood Mall on July 3, 13-year-old Jayda Woods-Johnson lost her life during a violent confrontation between two groups in the food court. A 16-year-old from Edmonds, who allegedly discharged the firearm that led to her death, was arrested but has since been released on bail, stirring concerns and disappointment among her grieving family. Jayda was remembered by her family as a vibrant young girl with a zest …

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