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NEWS RELEASE: Police ID two victims injured in unrelated Columbia shootings; both were treated at the hospital and released

Howard County police are identifying the two victims in separate non-fatal shootings in Columbia on April 5 and 6. Investigators do not believe that either shooting was random and there is no indication that they are related.

On April 5, Bryan Lamont Lewis, 20, of Ellicott City, was shot in the shoulder and leg in the 6500 block of Woven Moonbeam. Police were called to the location at approximately 9 p.m. for a report of shots fired and located Lewis nearby. He was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was treated and released.

On April 6, Dante Quadir Vizcarrondo, 19, of Columbia, was shot once in the arm in the 5000 block of Three Kings Lane. Police were called to the location at approximately 5:50 p.m. for a report of shots fired and located Vizcarrondo. He was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDCrimeTips@howardcountymd.gov.

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Scott E