• T. Blair

Little Boy Attacked Mall of America

Updated: Jul 1

Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda was arrested for the attempted murder of a 5 year old boy today in Bloomington, MN.

*Update 04/13/19 12:00pm central Bloomington police have confirmed that Landon is still alive and fighting for his life.

5 year old victim, Landon.

24 year old Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda was arrested 4/12/19 for the attempted homicide of a 5 year old boy who he allegedly threw from a third floor balcony at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.

According to Bloomington police, the boy landed on the 1st floor of the mall where he was treated by first responders, then transported to a nearby hospital with life threatening injuries. No updates on the boy's condition have been released at this time.

Aranda does not appear to be known by the victim or the victim's family.

Arrested: Aranda, Emmanuel Deshawn

Charge: Attempted Homicide

Aranda has an extensive prior criminal history dating back to October 2015. See images below for details.




Mall of America Bloomington, MN

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