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Police: Mother dies after being shot by daughter in Ellicott City

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Posted at 5:51 PM, Apr 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 15:31:48-04

ELLICOTT CITY — Howard County Police are still investigating why a daughter shot her mother on April 22 in Ellicott City.

It happened in the 2900 block of Bethany Lane around 4:45 p.m.

Andrea Ruth Haugh, 55, was visiting the home of her daughter, 32-year-old Samantha Marie Myers, when the incident occurred.

She was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition and died days later.

Detectives are investigating what lead to the shooting. No one else was injured.

Two children who were at the residence were unharmed but taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Myers, who was initially charged with attempted murder, is now expected to have the charge amended to first-degree murder. She also is charged with assault and firearms violations.