UPDATE: Police Investigating Stabbing at California Wawa, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

April 26, 2021

UPDATE: On April 24, 2021, at approximately 9:52 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 23100 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported assault.

Deputies arrived on scene and located a male victim, age 39 of Lexington Park, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigation. The victim was transported to an area trauma center and remains hospitalized for treatment.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension 78128 or by email at [email protected]

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4/25/2021: On Saturday, April 24, 2021, at approximately 10:52 p.m., emergency medical personnel responded to the Wawa located at 23141 Three Notch Road in California, for the reported hemorrhage/lacerations medical call.

While responding to the scene, First Responders were advised it was injuries after an assault/stabbing.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a 39-year-old male heavily bleeding with injuries to the upper body.

Due to weather, all helicopters were unavailable. The victim was transported by ground to an area trauma center with injuries believed to be life-threatening.

A spokesperson for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office confirmed they are investigating the assault, a preliminary investigation revealed the victim and his vehicle were located at the gas pumps when an unknown vehicle and suspect arrived on the scene and confronted the victim before assaulting him.

The victim was reportedly not cooperative with police.

Updates will be provided when they become available.