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Police: Man shot and killed outside apartment complex in Laurel, offering $5K reward for info

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Posted at 3:52 PM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 13:43:20-04

LAUREL — Howard County Police are investigating a deadly shooting.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 9000 block of Stebbing Way in Laurel.

Multiple callers reported hearing gunshots and seeing a man lying on the ground outside of an apartment complex.

Police responded and located the victim with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma where he was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Justin Xavier Stinson.

A witness reported seeing someone running in the area, but it is unclear if that person was an involved party and a confirmed description is not available.

Police are increasing patrols in the area.

Detectives are offering a reward of up to $5,000 and asking anyone who may have been in the area or has any information about this case to contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.