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Police: York County woman shot and killed in Tennessee mall

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 17, 2019 4:51 AM
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(Sevierville, Tenn.) -- Police say a man apparently fatally shot a York County woman and wounded a Massachusetts man outside an outlet mall near Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee before killing himself.

The gunman was identified as 21-year-old Leon Steven Jones of Newport-Sevierville, Tennessee.

He shot and killed 24-year-old Olivia Katelyn Cunningham of York and wounded 75-year-old John Marr of Templeton, Massachusetts.

Marr was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center. His condition wasn't known.

Sevierville police spokesman Bob Stahlke says all three were shot with a handgun. Investigators say it appears the shooter didn't know either victim, who weren't related.

Stahlke earlier told the Knoxville News Sentinel that there was no longer any threat, and the Tanger Outlets mall remained open except for a small area cordoned off as a crime scene.

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