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Police identify, arrest suspect wanted in Columbia double shooting

Posted: 6:45 PM, Oct 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-08 18:45:19-04
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COLUMBIA, Md. — Police have made an arrest in Monday's double shooting in Columbia.

Howard County Police identified Tyquan Leondre Carter as a suspect, and arrested him Tuesday afternoon.

Carter is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, assault and related charges.

Through investigation, police believe that the two victims, 19-year-old D'Marni Ware and Jaiden Marquise Pender, 18, met with Carter to complete a drug deal.

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Once an altercation happened, police believe Carter shot both of them before fleeing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDCrimeTips@howardcountymd.gov.