UPDATE 4/19/2018 5:15 p.m.:Evidence indicates the victim, Britain Jeremy Gill, age 29, of Lexington Park, and the suspect, who at this time is not identified, had a confrontation. During the confrontation, the victim sustained a gunshot wound from a shotgun; the victim later succumbed to his injuries at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Scott Ruest at (301) 475-4200 extension * 2297, or by email at Scott.Ruest@stmarysmd.com. 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.

UPDATE 9:55 p.m. :On April 18, 2018, at approximately5:44 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Liberty Street, in Lexington Park, for the report of a subject shot. A male victim was located, andtransported to a local hospital; the victim has since succumbed to his injuries. The investigation has been continued by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division, (CID).

The investigation is on-going and no further information will be releasedtonight.Additional information will be released as appropriate during the course of the investigation.

Lexington Park, MD: At 5:46 p.m. a 9-1-1 call was placed for an attempted burglary in which the subject was shoot in the chest. Units are on the scene of 21607 Liberty Street. A MEDEVAC has been called in.

This is a developing story and we will update when more information is released.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...