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Victim in Columbia double shooting dies; suspect may be facing additional charges

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Posted at 1:01 PM, Oct 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 13:01:40-04

COLUMBIA, Md. — One of the victims in the October 7 Columbia double shooting has died.

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Howard County Police stated that they were notified on Friday that 19-year-old D'Marni Ware died as a result of his injuries.

The suspect, 20-year-old Tyquan Leondre Carter, was arrested on October 8 and charged with attempted first-degree murder, but, now that Ware has died, detectives will coordinate with the Howard County State's Attorney's Office to address the appropriate additional charges.

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The second victim, 18-year-old Jaiden Marquise Pender, was treated for his injuries and released.

Carter is currently being held at the Howard County Detention Center on no bond.