UPDATE: Police In Lexington Park Investigating Shooting of 18-Year-Old Male

September 30, 2018

UPDATE 10/1/2018 @ 11:30 a.m.: On September 29, 2018, at approximately 10:50 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45000 block of Sunflower Street in Great Mills, for the report of an individual who had been shot.

Contact was made with the victim, an 18 year old male, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his thigh. The victim advised he was walking in the area of Millison Plaza, located in Lexington Park, when a vehicle approached and fired a round in his direction.

The victim was able to leave the scene on foot, and was transported to an area hospital where he is in stable condition.

The Criminal Investigations Division responded and is continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension *8128, 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.

9/30/2018: On Saturday, September 29, 2018, at approximately 10:50 p.m., police responded to Sunflower Street, in Great Mills, for the report of a person shot.

Authorities were told an 18-year-old male was shot at another location and dropped off at his residence on Sunflower Street, by a friend in a vehicle.

Police responded to FDR Boulevard, in Lexington Park , in the area of the AMC Loews Lexington Park 6 Movie Theater and the parking lot at Millison Plaza where the shooting was believed to have occurred.

Based on statements by witnesses in the area at the time of the shooting, it may have occurred between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., near the new entrance to Nicolet Park, on FDR Boulevard.

Police have not released any statement at this time.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.