UPDATE: Police Investigating 33 Year-Old Man Shot in Lexington Park

September 9, 2022

UPDATE 9/9/2022 @ 9:30 A.M.: On Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at 12:41 am, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Edgar Way in Lexington Park for a reported shooting.

On scene, deputies located a 33-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit and Crime Lab responded to the scene. Cpl. Brandon Foor conducted a track and K-9 Dyno successfully located a firearm.

The victim was flown to a regional hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives with the St. Mary’s  County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded and continued the investigation.

Preliminary investigation determined that several people were at the residence for a cookout when an altercation occurred, resulting in the shooting. A warrant was served on the residence and evidence related to the shooting was recovered.

The investigation continues at this time to positively identify the assailant.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Warren Forinash at 301-475-4200, ext. 78072 or email at [email protected].

9/9/2022: On Friday, September 9, 2022, at approximately 12:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 21300 block of Edgar Way in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a 33-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 2 landed nearby and transported the victim to an area trauma center with serious injuries.

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded and are investigating the assault.

Updates will be provided when they become available.