UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in the Head in Lexington Park, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

December 22, 2022

UPDATE 12/22/2022: On Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, at 7:08 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park for the reported shooting.

Deputies arrived on the scene and located a 25-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to the head.

Preliminary investigation determined that the shooting occurred near the intersection of Ronald Drive and Pegg Road.

The victim was flown by helicopter to an area medical facility for treatment for incapacitating injuries where he was listed in stable condition.

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Crime Lab Technicians responded to the scene to continue the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Cpl. Austin Schultz at 301-475-4200, ext. 71953 or email [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.

12/21/2022: On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded fire and rescue personnel responded to the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot victim.

The 911 caller reported a 25-year old male was shot in the head, with the victim being conscious, alert and breathing.

Crews arrived on the scene to find the victim had a graze wound to the back of his head. EMS requested a helicopter for his injuries.

Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 landed nearby and transported the victim to an area trauma center.

Expect a large police presence on Flower Drive, and Ronald Drive for an extended period of time due to the ongoing shots fired investigations. This is the second shots fired call of the night.

Updates will be provided when they become available.