Lexington Park, Maryland - On September 12, 2014 at 10:45 PM, Sheriff's Office patrol units responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Manon Way in the Westbury neighborhood. Deputies located an adult female victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was subsequently transported to MedStar St. Mary's hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The initial investigation revealed the victim was walking in the area of Premery Way with friends when they were approached by an unidentified black male suspect. The suspect suddenly fired multiple shots, striking the victim and nearby residences, before fleeing the area.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20's with a slender build (no further information).
The Criminal Investigations Division has assumed the investigation and is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Detective Ellis at 301-475-4200 x 9125. Callers can also remain anonymous by calling CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, or by texting their tips to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).