Sunday, March 6, 2016

SMCSO Investigating Gunshots on Yorktown Road in Lexington Park

On March 6, 2016, at approximately 3:30 A.M., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple citizen reports of a large disturbance with gunshots near a residence on Yorktown Road in Lexington Park, MD. Deputies arrived on scene and located a large crowd with multiple adult victims suffering from various injuries. Although none of the victims were found to have gunshot wounds, one adult male victim was transported to a Maryland Trauma Center for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives and Crime Lab Technicians from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) responded and assumed the investigation, which revealed the incident may have been related to an earlier assault which occurred at a local area bar, CoCo Cantina, in Lexington Park. The investigation also confirmed, at least, one firearm was discharged during the altercation. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Detective Cory Ellis at 301-475-4200, ext. *8125 or Cory.Ellis@stmarysmd.com. Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).


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