Man goes quietly after firing shots
A suspect who fired about 50 shots in the parking lot of a crowded Southern California shopping mall, sending shoppers sprinting for safety, was cooperative when officers took him into custody, authorities said Sunday. Witnesses said people ran, screaming and ducking for cover, when 42-year-old Marcos Gurrola fired into the air and onto the ground Saturday afternoon at the open-air Fashion Island mall in Newport Beach. He paused to reload several times, police said. Then Gurrola put the gun down and offered no resistance when bicycle officers arrested him, Lt. John Lewis said. “He just gave up,” Lewis said. Interior Ministry said. Police spokesman Ezzedine al-Fazani said that the attack was linked to the recent detention of a man allegedly involved in last month’s assassination of the head of one of the city’s security agencies, National Security chief Col. Farag el-Dersi. The unknown assailants attacked the security compound, in an apparent attempt to break into a nearby detention center where the suspect in el-Dersi’s killing is being held. the country. Estimates of those in Sunday’s march ranged from 60,000 to 150,000 with banners reading “A Gay Marriage Is Better Than A Sad One” or “Single, Free in Solidarity.” killed two and wounded five, police officials said. Jalula is also in the disputed territories and is about 80 miles northeast of Baghdad.