Jakharr Williams, 20, of University Park, was out on parole on a robbery conviction at the time of the Jan. 21 shooting. He is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in connection with the shooting in the mall.
Police say Williams shot and killed 18-year-old high school senior Javon Britten.
Britten’s cousin was also shot and suffered a graze wound.
Williams was on parole on a robbery conviction at the time of the shooting.
Police say Williams and Britten knew each other. A fist fight had erupted before the shooting.
The gunfire caused panic inside the mall and shoppers took shelter.
“Screaming and running,” one mall employee said. “It all happened so fast. Everybody was just going crazy.”
Williams was convicted of armed robbery in 2017.