FILE - This booking photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department on Sunday, Dec., 16, 2012, shows Marcos Gurrola after he was arrested for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon, Saturday, Dec. 15. A judge has ordered that Gurrola, charged with firing 54 shots outside a Newport Beach mall, be held without bail. (AP Photo/Orange County Orange County Sheriff's Department Department, File)
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A judge has ordered that a man charged with firing 54 shots outside a Newport Beach mall be held without bail.
Marcos Sarinana Gurrola was charged Tuesday with 54 counts of discharging a gun in public and two counts of assault because a mother and her 4-year-old daughter were knocked down and injured as they fled.
The 42-year-old ex-security guard also was charged with 10 more counts after prosecutors linked him to a similar shooting in 2011 at the same mall.
No one was hit in either shooting at Fashion Island.
A police detective says Gurrola told him he discharged the gun because "it made him feel better."
The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/XFXlri ) reports police are investigating several similar incidents involving Gurrola.
Gurrola did not enter a plea. He's scheduled for arraignment Jan. 11.