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Florida yoga studio shooter was former teacher in Anne Arundel County

This undated photo provided by Leon County Sheriff’s Office shows Scott Paul Beierle. Two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Fla., by Beierle, a gunman who then killed himself, authorities said. The two slain Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, included a student and faculty member at Florida State University, according to university officials. (Leon County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

The gunman who killed two women and injured five others at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, Friday before killing himself was a former teacher in Anne Arundel County.

An Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesperson said Saturday that Scott Beierle was a teacher at Meade High School during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 school years, teaching both English and social studies. Beierle resigned after the 2006-07 school year.

The two killed have been identified as 61-year-old Dr. Nancy Van Vessem and 21-year-old Maura Binkley, according to the Tallahassee Police Department.

Beierle had previous arrests for grabbing women. He also reportedly posted racist and misogynistic videos on YouTube.

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