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Police have identified the man who shot and killed at least eight people Saturday in a mall in Allen, Texas.
Mauricio Garcia was living in a motel at the time of the shooting, CBS reported, adding that Garcia worked as a security guard.
The shooting left seven people injured, according to The New York Times.
Garcia was shot dead after an Allen police officer who was at the mall on other business heard the shots being fired and killed Garcia, according to Allen Police Chief Brian Harvey
According to a CNN report, the gunman was wearing black body armor at the time of the incident and carried extra magazines on his chest.
Citing what it called a senior law enforcement source, CNN reported that in addition to the rifle used in the shooting, Garcia had a second weapon with him in the mall and other weapons in his vehicle.
Garcia underwent firearms proficiency training for his security work, CNN reported citing the Texas Online Private Security database.
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