Original Press Release (December 7, 2015):
On December 6, 2015, at approximately 3:02 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Canopy Liquors in Lexington Park, in reference to a subject reporting they had been shot. Upon arrival deputies located the victim, Kevin Jerome Chase, age 45, outside of Canopy Liquors suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The subject was transported to Washington Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) assumed the investigation.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) is requesting the public’s assistance. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Scott Ruest at 301-475-4200, ext. *2297, or by email at Scott.Ruest@stmarysmd.com.