Snow Plow Driver Who Was Shot On Wednesday In Howard County Has Died

Police are looking for a suspect.

Ellicott, City, Md (KM) Howard County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a snow plow driver in Ellicott City on Wednesday. .

Authorities say Alex Ramirez Garcia, 37, of Gwynn Oak was working as a private snow plow driver clearing the parking lot of the Montessori school in the 4400 block of Montgomery Road when he was shot. He was taken to the hospital where he died Thursday night.

One person located Garcia  outside of his vehicle in the parking lot at around 8:45 AM   on Wednesday.

Investigators say he was scheduled to clear the lot earlier in the morning, and may have been shot before he was located.

Police say they do not have any suspects in this homicide, but believe this shooting was not random.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for any information which leads to the arrest of a suspect.

By Kevin McManus