Man whose truck hit tree had been shot


LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Howard County police say a man whose truck hit a tree in Laurel had been shot.

A resident on Sewall Avenue called about 10 p.m. Thursday to report that a pickup truck had hit a tree in front of his property. Officers found 24-year-old Russell Elbert Rowe of Laurel alone in the truck, suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore in critical condition.

Police believe Rowe was confronted by someone while sitting in his truck on Sewall Avenue.

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