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Police investigate fatal double shooting in Laurel

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Fatal shooting in northwest (PHOTO: MGN)

LAUREL, MD – Howard County police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead and another injured Saturday morning.

Police say they were called to the Turf Motel in the 9800 block of Washington Boulevard in Laurel at approximately 4:30 a.m. for a report that two victims had been shot.

According to police, one victim, an adult female, was transported to Laurel Regional Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The second victim, an adult male, was shot in the leg and was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe that the suspect and victims may have known one another.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to call 410–313–STOP or email hcpdcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.