LAUREL, MD. (WJZ) — Howard County police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Laurel earlier Tuesday afternoon.
Police said multiple callers reported hearing gunshots and seeing a male victim lying on the ground outside of an apartment complex in the 9000 block of Stebbing Way.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured After Shooting, Car Crash In Edgewood
Police found him with a gunshot wound to his torso. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma where he was pronounced dead. They have not identified him.READ MORE: MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced For Kidnapping, Attempted Murder
A witness said they saw someone running in the area but it’s not clear if that person was an involved party. They do not have a description.MORE NEWS: Quarter Of Americans Fully Vaccinated Against Coronavirus, CDC Says
Police said they are increasing patrols in the area on foot, bikes, with K9 and patrol vehicles. Anyone with information should call 911, they said.