Homicide Investigation Underway in Western Howard County

Police said a man was found shot to death in an outbuilding in Dayton.

The Howard County Police Department said officials have a suspect in custody in connection with a homicide in Dayton that occurred Friday.

UPDATE: Police Identity Suspect, Victim in Western Howard Homicide

At 3 p.m. on Friday, police responded to the 4900 block of Ten Oaks Road for a report of shots fired and found a man dead in an outbuilding, according to a report from police.

Based on preliminary investigation, police said that the man and an acquaintance got into a brief confrontation, then the acquaintance shot the victim.

The victim is not being identified until next of kin are notified, police said.

Police arrested an individual in a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle provided by a witness, according to the report. The suspect will be identified once charges are filed, police said.


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