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Maryland mall shooter may have copied Columbine massacre: police

By Alice Popovici MARRIOTTSVILLE, Maryland (Reuters) – The gunman who killed two store employees at a Maryland mall this year did not know his victims and may have been obsessed by the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, police said on Wednesday. The shooter, Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, opened fire at…

Accused Utah school bomb plotter said inspired by Columbine

ROY, Utah (Reuters) – One of two Utah teenagers accused of plotting to set off a bomb at a school assembly was inspired by the 1999 Columbine massacre in Colorado and visited the high school there to interview its principal, authorities said in court papers released on Friday. The revelations…