Darion Marcus Aguilar

Local News
8:40 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Shooter Darion Aguilar Frequented Mall in Columbia

Darion Marcus Aguilar
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Maryland police say they've determined that a man who killed two people at a shopping mall and then shot himself "frequented" the mall and would hang out outside.

But Howard County police say they're not yet sure if the gunman, 19-year-old Darion Aguilar, had ever been inside the skate gear store where Saturday's rampage took place.

Police say Aguilar shot two employees of a store at the Mall in Columbia and then killed himself. Investigators are still seeking a motive.

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Local News
9:40 am
Tue January 28, 2014

No Criminal Record for Alleged Gunman in Mall Shooting

Darion Marcus Aguilar
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Police say that the gunman who shot and killed two skate store employees at the Mall in Columbia Maryland had no criminal record.

Officials also say that there is no known connection between 19 year old Darion Marcus Aguilar and the two victims of the shooting.

They were identified as 21 year old Briana Benlolo of College Park and 25 year old Tyler Johnson of Mount Airy.

A shotgun was found near his body along with ammunition.

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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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