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Harford County Responds to Columbia Mall Shootings

'...our sincere thoughts and prayers to those affected by today's events at The Mall in Columbia...' —Harford County F.O.P. Lodge #128

Harford County Responds to Columbia Mall Shootings
After a gunman opened fire at a skate shop in Columbia Mall and killed three people, Harford County organizations and individuals offered their condolences.

"Thoughts and prayers going out to those who lost loved ones in this tragedy, as well as those who have been wounded mentally and physically." — Spouses of APG

"Our employees and the customers in our Columbia Mall store are safe. Our manager immediately locked the store doors and had everyone hide in the bathroom. They have since been evacuated by a SWAT team. Everyone [was] very scared and requesting prayers." — Wockenfuss Candies

"Would you feel safer if Harford Mall had doors that detected when individuals carry a firearm? No more Columbia Mall tragedies." — State Delegate Candidate  Marla Posey-Moss

"Our hearts and thoughts go out to everyone affected by the tragedy at Columbia Mall today. Violence is senseless." — Doodads

"All of us at the campaign want to give our condolences to the families of the victims at the Columbia Mall shooting this morning. It is a tragedy and a sad day for our state!" — Harford County Executive David Craig, running for governor

"Join Oak Grove as we take time to pray for all those impacted by the tragedy in Columbia today. Our state convention office is in Columbia and many of our state missionaries/assistants live in that area." — Oak Grove Baptist Church

"On behalf of the men and women of the Harford County Municipal F.O.P. Lodge 128, I would like to extend our sincere thoughts and prayers to those affected by today's events at 'The Mall' in Columbia, Maryland. May God Bless their families and the men and women of law enforcement on the front line to include the firefighters and EMS staff." —Jason Neidig, president,  Harford Co. Municipal F.O.P. Lodge #128

What was your response to the shooting in Columbia? Tell us in the comments.

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