Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SMCSO Investigating Attempted Shooting in Lexington Park

UPDATE (September 6, 2017) - Shubrooks was located and is in the custody of the Criminal Investigations Division detectives. 

On September 5, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to St. Mary’s Square, located at 21600 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, Maryland, for the report of an attempted shooting in the parking lot. Officers made contact with an adult victim who was not injured from the shooting. The investigation was continued by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID). 

The investigation revealed the victim encountered Devonte Arnez Shubrooks, age 24, of no fixed address, in the area of the businesses on a nearby sidewalk. The victim and Shubrooks became engaged in a heated argument. During the argument, Shubrooks got inside of a vehicle, and as the vehicle was leaving the area, Shubrooks began shooting at the victim while he was standing on the sidewalk. The victim was not shot and contacted the police for further assistance. 

Shubrooks was unable to be located. 

An arrest warrant has been obtained for his arrest for the following criminal violations: 

Assault First Degree
Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a crime of violence

Anyone with information on Shubrooks whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Alexander at 301-475-4200, ext. *1954 or by email, David.Alexander@stmarysmd.com.

CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).

Devonte Arnez Shubrooks