Friday, April 11, 2008

Reward Offered In Shooting

From HoCo PD:

Howard County Police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect who shot and killed Bryan Adams, Jr. yesterday in Columbia.
The homicide occurred at 11:25 a.m. in the area of the Wilde Lake Village Center. A Howard County police officer at a nearby gas station heard gunshots and saw a witness running toward him for help. The officer ran to the victim to render aid and called for medical assistance.

Adams, 20, of Suffield Ct. in Columbia, was transported by ambulance from the scene in the 10400 block of Twin Rivers Road to Howard County General Hospital. He died at the hospital as arrangements were being made to transport him to Shock Trauma.
Police are searching for a man seen in the area of the shooting. He has been described as a black male in his late teens to early 20s, with a medium build, approximately 5 ft. 9 in. tall, with gold teeth fronts.

Police have increased patrols in the Wilde Lake area and distributed reward flyers in the community.

Anyone who has information about this incident is urged to call police at 410-313-3200.

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