COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Howard County are investigating after a shooting in Columbia killed a man on Saturday.

Police were called to the 12000 block of Little Patuxent Parkway at around 1:28 p.m. for a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they found a 21-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Shock Trauma with serious injuries and died overnight, according to police.

The victim has been identified as Taiwon Dashon Dorsey of Jessup.

Through a preliminary investigation, police believe that the shooting happened nearby outside the 12000 block of Green Meadow Drive.

A suspect has not yet been located. Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, approximately six feet tall with a thin build and a goatee, dreadlocks on top of his head, wearing white tank top and black shorts.

Anyone who has information on this incident is urged to call police immediately.

 

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