UPDATE: No Charges to be Filed in Shooting that Killed 29-Year-Old Lexington Park Man

June 13, 2018

Britain Jeremy Gill, age 29

UPDATE 6/13/2018: A St. Mary’s grand jury found that there wasn’t any probable cause to indict the homeowner/shooter for any sort of homicide in the case.

St. Mary’s State’s Attorney Richard Fritz said, his office will take no further unilateral action on the matter.

UPDATE 4/19/2018 @ 5:20 p.m.: Evidence indicates the victim, Britain Jeremy Gill, age 29, of Lexington Park, and the suspect, who at this time is not identified, had a confrontation. During the confrontation, the victim sustained a gunshot wound from a shotgun; the victim later succumbed to his injuries at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Scott Ruest at (301) 475-4200 extension * 2297, or by email at [email protected]. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

UPDATE 4/18/2018 @ 10:00 p.m.: On April 18, 2018, at approximately 5:45 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Liberty Street, in Lexington Park, for the report of a subject shot.

A male victim was located, and transported to a local hospital; the victim has since succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation has been continued by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division.

UPDATE: The shooting victim was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital after CPR was started and their condition quickly deteriorated.

4/18/2018: On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 5:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Liberty Street in Lexington Park for the report of a shooting.

Upon arrival first responders located a male with a shotgun wound to his upper body.

The victim was transported by ambulance to a landing zone to be flown to an area trauma center by a Maryland State Police helicopter.

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have assumed the case and additional details will be released as they become available.