NEWS RELEASE: Police investigating nonfatal shooting in Laurel

Howard County police are investigating a nonfatal shooting in Laurel.

Officers were called to the 9200 block of N. Laurel Road at 7:42 p.m. for a report that an adult female had been shot. She was conscious and alert at the scene and was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Through preliminary investigation police believe a group of people had gathered in the parking lot of Laurel Woods Elementary School for a reason unrelated to the school.

No additional information is available at this early stage; the investigation is ongoing.

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Scott E