The victim in the Jan. 17 shooting in Ellicott City died overnight at the hospital from his injuries, and Howard County police are now offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information in the case. 
 
Alex Ramirez Garcia, 37, of Gwynn Oak, was working as a private snow plow driver clearing the parking lot of a Montessori school in the 4400 block of Montgomery Road when he was shot. A citizen located him outside of his vehicle in the parking lot 8:45 a.m. Through investigation, police learned Ramirez Garcia was scheduled to clear the lot early in the morning and may have been shot hours before he was located. 
 
Police do not have any suspects and have not determined a motive, but do not believe it was random. Anyone with information should contact police at [email protected] or 410-313-STOP. You may remain anonymous.

Media Contacts

Stay Connected!

Sign up for the County Executive's weekly newsletter and stay up to date on everything Howard County.
 

Zip Code