Candlelight vigil held for Columbia mall shooting victims

Candlelight vigil held for Columbia mall shooting victims

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Brianna Benlolo (left) and Tyler Johnson Brianna Benlolo (left) and Tyler Johnson

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The Maryland mall where two people were fatally shot last weekend held a candlelight vigil for the victims.

The vigil for Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson at The Mall in Columbia was conducted Thursday evening. Both were employees of Zumiez, a skateboard gear shop, and were fatally shot Saturday by a gunman who then shot himself.

The mall re-opened Monday with memorials for Benlolo and Johnson. Two memorial funds have also been set up to honor their memories.

Police say they've found no connection between the shooter, 19-year-old Darion Aguilar, and his victims.

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Memorial Fund Information:

Brianna Benlolo Memorial Fund to benefit her son’s health, education, support:
Any Wells Fargo branch or mail: PO Box 1353, Lynnwood, WA 98046

Tyler Johnson Memorial Fund to benefit Community Foundation of Howard County:
http://cfhoco.org/give/donate/foundation or 10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 315, Columbia, MD 21044


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