Brianna Benlolo

Local News
7:56 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Candle Light Vigil at Mall in Columbia for Shooting Victims

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COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - The Maryland mall where two people were fatally shot last weekend held a candlelight vigil for the victims.

The vigil for Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson at The Mall in Columbia was conducted Thursday evening. Both were employees of Zumiez, a skateboard gear shop, and were fatally shot Saturday by a gunman who then shot himself.

The mall re-opened Monday with memorials for Benlolo and Johnson. Two memorial funds have also been set up to honor their memories.

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Local News
8:58 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Mall in Columbia Maryland Reopens After Shooting (Update)

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COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - The mall where a Maryland teenager gunned down two people before killing himself has reopened to shoppers.

The Mall in Columbia opened at 1 p.m. Monday, two days after a man with a shotgun killed two employees of a skateboard gear shop.

The Zumiez store where the shooting took place was covered by white boards as if the shop was under construction. Messages thanked first responders and encouraged people to leave condolence messages for the two slain workers.

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