A week after the fatal shootings at the Mall in Columbia where Brianna Benlolo, Tyler Johnson and shooter Darion Aguilar lost their lives, Fidos for Freedom in Laurel opened its doors for the first time in direct response to a public tragedy. More than 30 therapy dogs and their owners gathered on Feb. 1 to offer comfort and compassion to anyone impacted by the shooting at the Mall in Columbia.
The Mall in Columbia is the central shopping mall for the planned community of Columbia, Maryland, United States. It has five anchor department stores and over 200 specialty stores. It includes a AMC Theatres.