COLUMBIA MALL SHOOTING: The Maryland mall shooting suspect has been identified as Darion Marcus Aguilar. Young mom Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson were both killed in the shooting. They were employees of skate clothing store Zumiez.
Police are unable to verify the connection between Darion Marcus Aguilar and any of the victims. He was a resident of College Park. He was dropped off at the mall around 10:15 and the reports of a shooting came an hour later. He reportedly had limited movement in the mall. There were six to eight shots fired.
The weapon Darion Marcus Agilar used in the shooting was a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, that was purchased in Montgomery in December. A search warrant was issued and the police retrieved more ammunition from his College Park home. They also found crude explosive devices in his backpack, which they rendered safe.