Update 10/4/2018 9:30 a.m.-   On October 3 at approximately 7:55 p.m., officers responded to the 11200 block of Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a 17-year-old male, Elisha Amon Cole, of Waldorf, deceased from a gunshot wound.

Detectives are working to identify a suspect and a motive has not been established. This appears to be isolated incident. Anyone with information should call Detective John Elliott at 301-609-6515.

Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers 1-866-411-TIPS. The investigation is ongoing.


Waldorf, MD- At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday,October 3, 2018, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 91-1- call for shots fired to the 11200 Block of Wildmeadows Street in Waldorf, MD. When deputies arrived they located a deceased male teen with a gun shot wound.

The Sheriff’s Office says this appears to be an isolated incident and a motive is unclear at this time. The investigation is ongoing. We will provide more information when it becomes available. 

If you have any information pertaining to this case, please call 301-932-2222, or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-8666-411-TIPS.

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