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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Two men, 18 and 24, charged with murder in Howard County

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(HOWARD COUNTY, MD) Howard County police arrested and charged two men in connection to a homicide that occurred in Columbia.

Officials say the shooting happened on October 4 around 2:30 p.m. on Basket Ring Road.

The victim, 23-year-old Juan Michael Ross, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say 18-year-old Daquante Thomas and 24-year-old Tyrik Braxton were arrested Friday in Baltimore.

Both are charged with murder and assault.

Police have not yet released information on a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.

Howard County police are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information on the crime.