UPDATE (10/13/21): Police are identifying the victims in the Oct. 12 shooting in Columbia. Michael Lokougna, 18, of Columbia, who was located near the apartment complex, is in serious condition at Shock Trauma. Aboubacar Diabate, 22, of Berwyn Heights, who was located on Hickory Ridge Road, is in critical condition at Shock Trauma. 

Detectives are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information in the shooting. Contact police at 410-313-STOP or [email protected]. You may remain anonymous.



Howard County police are investigating a shooting in Columbia in which two people were injured.
At approximately 5:50 p.m., police responded to the 10600 block of Gramercy Place for a report of shots fired. Police located a male victim near the apartment complex suffering from gunshot wounds. About a half-mile from that location, on Hickory Ridge Road near Martin Road, police located a second male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition. 
Police recovered a gun at each location. It is unclear if anyone else was involved in the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-313-STOP or [email protected].


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