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Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon On The Tragic Shooting Over The Weekend At The Mall In Columbia
Police secure an entrance to a Sears store at the Columbia Mall after a fatal shooting on January 25, 2014, in Columbia, Maryland. Three people were killed in a shooting at the popular shopping mall, located about 45 minutes outside Washington, authorities said Saturday. Howard County, Maryland, Police announced the fatalities and urged people inside the Mall "to stay in place."Police said one of the dead was "located near gun and ammunition." AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon joined Ed & Steve to talk about the tragic shooting at Columbia mall over the weekend.
The Chief said that a search warrant was served for the alleged shooter’s house was served late yesterday and they are going through his personal belongings looking for clues to why this happened.
Ed asked about how this case is much different then other shootings we’ve seen around the country, as this was not a mass killing it seems as if the shooter targeted the victims and just the victims. The Chief said this is incredibly tragic and that establishing motive is key to settle down the general public.
The Chief also said that any information being released by any entity other than the Howard County Police should not be trusted.