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AURORA, CO - JULY 24: Actor Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visit the memorial across the street from the Century 16 movie theater July 24, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. The memorial was created for the victims of the mass shooting that occured at the theater last Friday. James Holmes, 24, is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 at a screening of the new "Batman" film. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) AURORA, CO - JULY 24: Actor Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visit the memorial across the street from the Century 16 movie theater July 24, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. The memorial was created for the victims of the mass shooting that occured at the theater last Friday. James Holmes, 24, is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 at a screening of the new "Batman" film. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)  

Authorities in Maryland arrest man planning an Aurora-like shooting massacre

Authorities in Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties have foiled what they believe would have been a mass shooting by a man who was about to be fired from his job, police sources tell ABC 7 News.

Law enforcement sources tell ABC 7′s Brad Bell that the suspect, who has yet to be identified, was arrested in Crofton on Thursday night. According to officials, the man was facing termination from his job at Pitney Bowes, a postage meter company, in Prince George’s County.

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