Man goes qui­etly af­ter fir­ing shots

Austin American-Statesman - - THE SECOND FRONT -

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.

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