Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Shooting Investigation

On July 10, 2019, at approximately 2:20 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Urgent Care located in Solomons for a reported shooting.  Preliminary investigation determined a male victim age 18, was traveling in a vehicle in the area of Route 4 and Lou’s Way in California, when an unknown vehicle pulled alongside the victim and began shooting. The victim was shot and sustained life-threatening injuries.  The victim was flown to an area trauma center and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 or by email at Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).  Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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