The 46-year-old man died following a scuffle with a theft suspect at about 9 a.m., police said.
Police arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of third-degree assault and second-degree theft. He is in custody but is being treated at a hospital for injuries suffered during the scuffle, police said.
The incident started when the security guard recognized the suspect in connection with a theft from the Galleria on Wednesday, police said. The security guard detained the suspect but a scuffle ensued, police said.
The security guard was taken to the hospital where he later died. Police have classified the case as an unattended death pending the results of an autopsy.
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