Police identify Maryland mall shooting suspect

Police identify Maryland mall shooting suspect

COLUMBIA, Md. -- Police have identified the gunman in the Maryland mall shooting as a 19 year old from suburban Washington.

Posted: 01/26/14 at 10:25 am EST
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