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.