COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County Police said Quillon Long Jr. and a teenage boy, both from District Heights, are charged with first- and second-degree murder in the early June death of 22-year-old Montez Case.
Police said an investigation revealed that Case arranged to sell a cell phone online and met the two suspects near a Columbia grocery store on June 11. The suspects allegedly tried to rob Case, and he was shot.READ MORE: Bodies Of 5-Year-Old Boy, 6-Year-Old Girl Discovered During Essex Traffic Stop, Police Say
Case spent two days in Maryland Shock Trauma before he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Unemployment Workers Union Hold Rally Thursday Night In Baltimore Over Flagged Claims, Unavailability
Both Long, who is 20, and the teen, who is unnamed for his age, are charged with first- and second-degree murder, armed robbery, assault, and related charges.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Schools Will Require ‘Universal Masking,’ Maryland Ranks Third Nationally In Vaccinations Among Ages 12-17
The 15-year-old is being charged as an adult.