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Man injured after being targeted in Columbia shooting over the weekend

Suspect charged
Posted at 2:10 PM, Mar 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-08 14:07:58-05

COLUMBIA, Md. — Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight Sunday in Columbia.

Howard County Police got the call around 12:30am for shots fired in the area of Governor Warfield Parkway and Chestnut Park Lane.

On scene officers discovered Jason Bell, 55, inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Bell was taken to Shock Trauma and is expected to survive.

On Wednesday police charged 38-year-old Marcus Burnette, of Randallstown.

Detectives believe Burnette was at Bell's home earlier in the night, when the two had some kind of altercation which ultimately led to the shooting.