Update at 1:32pm – 11:15 Saturday morning the local police center received a number of calls claiming a shooting occurred in Columbia Mall. Police believe they have located the shooter who is dead at the scene and injuries appear to have been self-inflicted. A total of 3 people are dead from their injuries, including the shooter. Police confirm the shooting occurred in the upper level of the mall is a store that has yet to be identified. The mall is currently being searched to confirm all victims have been located. The victims have not been identified. This is an ongoing investigation.
The Howard County Fire Department is reporting an active shooter situation at the Mall in Columbia. the Howard County police and fire departments are on the scene. The fire department is advising people to avoid the area. As the story develops we will keep you updated on more info in the mean time get more details below.
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