ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County Police are investigating a Monday night shooting that critically injured a Columbia man and are offering a reward of up to $500 for information leading to an arrest.
Police were called to the 3600-block of Mount Ida Drive in Ellicott City at approximately 11:09 p.m. for a report of a person shot.
Police located the victim, Terrell William Young, 19, of Columbia, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Young was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he is listed in critical condition.
Based on preliminary investigation, police believe Young was visiting the neighborhood with an acquaintance when a man fired shots at him on the parking lot. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6′ with a heavy build.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-313-STOP.
Callers may remain anonymous.