Police are investigating a shooting that left a Taco Bell manager in critical condition after he was shot several times outside his business, according to a Howard County police press release.
Police said they responded to the 7100 block of Minstrel Way at 12:50 a.m. on Sunday for a person who had been shot. An investigation revealed that the Taco Bell manager was confronted by two unknown male subjects outside of the store who then began shooting at him, police said.
According to the release, the manager was struck several times, but was able to make it back into the Taco Bell. Two other employees, who were inside the store at the time of the shooting, called 911.
The manager was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he is listed in critical condition. The manager’s name has not been released.
According to the release, the investigation is ongoing and a motive is not known at this time.