ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Rane Dellinger was arrested in North Carolina Monday morning.
Detectives learned that Dellinger may have fled to Cumberland County, North Carolina. Local police located Dellinger in his car and took him into custody.
ORIGINAL POST, June 2: Police In Howard County are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting Saturday night in Ellicott City.
Detectives are looking for 20-year-old Rane Dellinger of Autumn Hill Drive in Ellicott City, and encourage him to turn himself into police.
Dellinger is wanted following a shooting just before 10 p.m. in the 4200 block of Montgomery Road where a man was shot while sitting in his parked vehicle.
The victim of the shooting has been identified as 20-year-old Jacob Robert Mauer of Haycarriage Court in Ellicott City.
A preliminary investigation suggests Mauer, Dellinger and a friend were sitting in the car parked behind a building using drugs when Dellinger shot Mauer and fled the scene.
Police are still trying to determine the circumstances leading up to the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call Howard County Police at 410-313-STOP.