Mom in critical condition after daughter tried to kill her


ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County police have charged an Ellicott City woman with shooting and critically injuring her mother April 22. Samantha Marie Myers, 32, of Bethany Lane, is charged in a warrant with attempted first-degree murder, assault and firearms violations. Andrea Ruth Haugh, 55, of Rollingview Court in Ellicott City, was visiting her daughter’s home when she was shot.

She was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and remains in critical condition. Detectives are investigating what lead to the shooting. No one else was injured.Police were called at approximately 4:45 p.m. to the residence where they located Haugh inside with multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators determined that the victim had been shot by Myers, who was still on scene and taken into custody.

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