On September 29, 2018, at approximately 10:50 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45000 block of Sunflower Street in Great Mills, for the report of an individual who had been shot. Contact was made with the victim, an 18 year old male, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his thigh. 

The victim advised he was walking in the area of Millison Plaza, located in Lexington Park, when a vehicle approached and fired a round in his direction.  The victim was able to leave the scene on foot, and was transported to an area hospital where he is in stable condition.  The Criminal Investigations Division responded and is continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension *8128, or by email at Trevor.Teague@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).

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