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PRESS RELEASE from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office:

CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD / CCSO DETECTIVES INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE ON HOLLY AVENUE: On December 14 at approximately 8:24 p.m., officers responded to the 8000 block of Holly Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim not breathing and suffering from several gunshot wounds to his torso. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and was later identified as Cameron Townsend, 18, of Brandywine.

Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored vehicle fleeing the scene after gunshots were heard. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to assume the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Long at (301) 609-6502. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.


8:36 p.m.- Reports of a person being shot multiple times on Holly Avenue off of Spruce Street in the Subdivision of Pinefield. Reports are the person shot has died. Reports suggest the shooter(s) are at large.  There are no further details at this time.


From the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Face Book Page:

Detectives investigating homicide on Holly Ave at Spruce Street. Officers responded to shooting at 8:25 pm & found male deceased from gunshot wounds. Dark car fled scene. No further. Call crime solvers. 1-866-411-TIPS


This is a developing story and will updated only when information comes from the Charles County PIO or press release from the Charles County Sheriffs Office.