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DA: Man Charged in Fashion Island Shooting Had Done it Before

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.  (KTLA) — A Garden Grove man was charged Tuesday with more than 50 felony counts after allegedly firing dozens of shots from a semi-automatic handgun in the parking lot of the Fashion Island shopping center.

42-year-old Marcos Gurrola was charged with 54 counts of discharging a gun in public and two counts of assault for injuries suffered by a mother and her 4-year-old daughter when they were knocked to the ground in the ensuing panic.

The unemployed security guard was also charged with 10 counts of discharging a gun in public for a similar incident at the popular shopping hub in November 2011. KTLA Orange County Bureau Chief has details.