- Associated Press - Thursday, March 5, 2015

MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) - The man accused of shooting in five public places in Maryland told police he was hearing voices.

According to charging documents provided by Anne Arundel County Police, 35-year-old Hong Young of Beltsville, admitted to officers the voices told him to shoot at a random driver last week.

Young was charged with attempted murder and assault for that shooting on Feb. 24, which injured a 61-year-old man near Arundel Mills mall.

The shooting was the first in a string of shots fired reported in central Maryland in the past week. Neighboring police departments launched a large-scale manhunt, which ended Tuesday night when Young was arrested at Arundel Mills Mall.

Court documents show Young had recently filed for divorce. He is also a former corrections officer.

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