A Worcester man, 27 year old Vu Van Ngo, has been charged with murder in connection with an incident at the Auburn Mall on Tuesday. The female victim, Nhung Nguyen also of Worcester was an acquaintance of Ngo. At his arraignment this morning, Ngo was ordered held without bail.
Auburn is more known for break ins and shoplifting crimes than for murder. There has not been a murder in town since 1999.
While the exact circumstances are still not entirely clear, it appears Ms Nguyen was shot in the mall parking lot according to Chief Sluckis.