It has just been reported by the Associated Press that Maryland Police say three people have died today January 25, 2014 in a shooting at the Mall in Columbia, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. One of the dead is presumed to be that of the gunman.
According to Twitter a Howard County police reported a shooting had taken place at the Mall in Columbia, Maryland.
Authorities received a call to 911 at around 11:15 a.m., reporting shots had been fired at the mall. When police responded to the scene, there were three people found dead, including a presumed gunman who was found near a gun and ammunition. No other information was available pertaining to the other two people.
Police was said to have secured the scene according to a tweet that was issued by them around or about 12:36 p.m.
This mall is located in the center of town, which is a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
The mall normally opens at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday’s; there was no indication as to the number of shoppers or workers that were present at the time of the shooting.
Barbara Kasey Smith is the writer of this article based on an Associated Press Report.
Associated Press Report