Leonardtown, Maryland - On December 4, 2014, at approximately 8:00 AM, Emergency Medical Services EMS responded to the construction site of the new Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School located on Hayden Farm Lane for a subject with a head injury. On arrival, emergency responders discovered a male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. EMS began life saving efforts and police were immediately dispatched to the scene. The subject was subsequently transported to an area hospital by Maryland State Police helicopter.
Detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Division, responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Additional information will be released as it is developed.