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Shooter kills two and himself in Columbia, Maryland mall
By: WJAC Web Staff
COLUMBIA, Md. -- The Howard County Police are continuing their investigation of a shooting at the Mall in Columbia, Maryland.
Police received a call at 11:15 Saturday morning about a shooting at the mall.
Officers were able to respond and found two employees at the Zumiez store on the upper level deceased.
The two were identified as Brianna Benlolo, 21, of College Park, and Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mt. Airy.
Investigators have tentatively identified the shooter as Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, of Hollywood Road in College Park.
It is believed the shooter died from self-inflicted gunshot wound; a shotgun and ammunition were found at the scene. Motive of shooting is still unknown.
Police searched through the shooters bag and found two crude devices that appeared to be an attempt at making explosives using fireworks.
Police have also interviewed a victim who was shot in the foot during the incident.
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