Timeline of incidents linked to Hong Young

Anne Arundel County police released a synopsis of the shots fired incidents that have occurred since Feb. 24, 2015 believed to have been carried out by Hong Young, 35, of Beltsville:

7:30 a.m., February 24
7661 Arundel Mills Blvd. in Hanover


A 61-year-old male was grazed by gunfire after refueling his car at a Costco at Arundel Mills. The man told police that after turning onto Arundel Mills Boulevard on his way home, a Lincoln Town Car drove up beside him and a man fired multiple shots at the victim's car. The vehicle then drove off. Video of the suspect vehicle was released. Read more.

2:50 a.m., March 2
Walmart, 3549 Russet Green East in Laurel, Md.


Several shots were heard coming from a parking lot near a Walmart at Route 198 and Russett Green. There were no injuries. No suspects were found and no damage was observed.

Around 3 a.m., March 2
Russett Library, 3501 Russett Common in Laurel, Md.

A bullet was found to have gone through a window and into the ceiling on the interior of the building, which is directly across the street from Wal-Mart.

4:51 a.m., March 2

10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, Md.

Howard County police contacted Anne Arundel County detectives regarding multiple gunshots at the movie theater at Columbia Mall. Surveillance video showed a Lincoln Town Car around the same time as the gunfire at the movie theater. No injuries were reported. Howard County investigators located the bullet holes in glass at the theatre. Shell casings were located at the scene.

March 2
Grand E Buffet, 9600 block of Fort Meade Road in Laurel, Md.

Police found four bullet holes in the windows of the Grand E Buffet and recovered bullets.

March 2
Teppanyaki Grill, 14100 block of Baltimore Avenue in Laurel, Md.

Windows were shattered at the Teppanyaki Grill. Surveillance video showed a male arrive in a grayish blue Lincoln Town Car, exit the vehicle, and throw rocks at the windows before getting back in the car and driving away.

Afternoon, March 3
Inter County Connector (ICC), Laurel

Multiple shots were fired from a Prince George's County overpass, striking a tree service truck traveling on the Inter County Connector. The truck was occupied by two people. Read more.


Around 6 p.m., March 3
Fort Meade

Shots were fired, striking a building near the NSA at Fort Meade. Further investigation revealed that this incident was connected to the previous incidents. More on this incident.

March 4
Maryland Live! Casino

Several suspected bullet holes were located on facades on two sides of the building. No calls were received from the location for shots fired at any time during the investigation into the regional shootings. There were no injuries reported.

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