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Man shot and killed in Columbia; Howard County Police increase reward to up to $10,000

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Posted at 9:38 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 09:38:21-04

COLUMBIA, Md. — Howard County Police have doubled the reward to up to $10,000 for information in October 4 Columbia homicide.

At 2:37 p.m., officers were called to the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road for a report that a subject had been shot outside a residence. 23-year-old Juan Michael Ross, of Jessup, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are still looking into the possibility the incident may have been drug-related, and whether the involved parties were familiar with one another.

The investigation is ongoing, so anyone with information should contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.