3 People Killed, Including Gunman, in Columbia MD Mall Shooting
3 People Killed, Including Gunman, in Columbia MD Mall Shooting (Credit: Twitter)

MARYLAND MALL SHOOTING:  Three people are dead, including the gunman, in the Columbia Mall shooting in Maryland. Police are confident there was a single shooter and that the mall is now secure.

Howard County Police Chief William J. McMahon said he could not say what led up to the shooting, if it was the result of a dispute between people who knew each other or if it was a random act of gun violence.

McMahon said the shooting occurred in a store on the second floor. He would not identify the name of the store. Earlier reports had said the shooting had occurred in the Food Court, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Police confirm location of shooting at Maryland mall was a skate shop called Zumiez on mall’s upper level – @HCPDNews

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