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Former Centennial football player killed in Maryland shooting

Former Centennial football player killed in shooting

A former Centennial High School football player is dead after being shot in Columbia, Maryland.

According to police, 25-year-old Meiko Locksley was found with a gunshot wound late Sunday night.

He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have little information on a suspect or the motive.

Locksley was a quarterback for the Centennial Chargers in 2008.

Howard County police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information about a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday, Sept. 3 in Columbia. Meiko Anthony Locksley, 25, of Grand Banks Road in Columbia, was found suffering from a gunshot wound around 10:20 p.m. in the 5500 block of Harpers Farm Road. He was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.
A resident in the area called 911 after hearing a gunshot and finding Locksley outside. Police have no additional information about a possible suspect or motive at this time. Detectives are continuing to investigate to determine if Locksley may have been targeted in this incident.
Investigators are seeking information from anyone who was in the area around the time of the shooting. Anyone with information may be eligible for reward money and should contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.

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