Press Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On December 19, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46500 block of Expedition Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision.  Upon arrival it was discovered the victim, a 33 year old male from Callaway, was suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was inside his vehicle at the time of the shooting. The victim was transported via helicopter to an area trauma center, and is in stable condition.  The investigation is being continued by the Criminal Investigations Division.  At this time, the shooting does not appear to be a random act of violence.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Austin Schultz at (301) 475-4200 extension *1953, or by email at 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.

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