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Police identify the suspect of Maryland mall shooting

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COLUMBIA, MD (AP) -- Police have identified the shooter in the Maryland mall shooting as a 19-year-old teenager from College Park.

Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon said Darion Marcus Aguilar arrived at the mall after 10 a.m. on Saturday and shot to death two people at a store before killing himself.

McMahon said police are trying to determine whether Aguilar knew either of the victims.  Howard County Police tweeted that Aguilar had legally purchased a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun in December. 

Police identified the victims as 21-year-old Brianna Benlolo of College Park, Maryland and 25-year-old Tyler Johnson of Elliot City, Maryland.  Both worked at a skateboard shop called Zumiez.

In a news release, Howard County Police say they believe Aguilar fired between six and nine shots.  One of the five other people injured was shot in the foot.  The other four sustained minor injuries from medical conditions or from falling.

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