- Associated Press - Monday, January 27, 2014

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - Two victims of a shooting at The Mall in Columbia are being remembered as the mall reopens.

The Zumiez store inside the mall where the shooting took place was boarded over Monday, as if the store were under construction.

A message on the white boards says the store “is closed until further notice” and thanks first responders including police and firefighters. “In loving memory of Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson,” the message says, “please express your messages of hope and encouragement at the Mall’s Center Court.” A bouquet of white flowers and memory books is set up there with baskets of white flowers for shoppers to throw into a fountain.

Outside, a second memorial is set up with a banner that reads, “Forever in our hearts.”

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