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

On October 26, 2019, at approximately 4:39 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46500 block of Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting complaint.  A preliminary investigation determined a light-colored vehicle with several occupants entered the neighborhood, and another vehicle arrived shortly after the first vehicle.

Several occupants in the first vehicle exited the vehicle and fled on foot.

Two gunshots were exchanged between individuals on the scene, and the parties then fled the area. At this time no injuries have been reported from this incident.

Video footage obtained from this incident can be viewed on the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office YouTube page. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Deputy Max Schell at (301) 475-4200 extension *8161 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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