It was originally stated that a juvenile was shot. It was not a juvenile. We apologize for the confusion. It was originally reported to us that it was a juvenile.
UPDATE 2:45PM: POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Last night at 10:21PM a call went out with a report of a shooting in the 46000 block of Flower Drive in Lexington Park. A male subject was shot in the leg. He was transported by ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital. This is believed that this was a result of the fight that broke out in the St. Mary's Square parking lot earlier in the day. Maryland State Police Barrack "T" is handling the investigation. More information will be available later in the day.
St. Mary's Square Fight Story: www.thebaynet.com/news/index.cfm/fa/viewstory/story_ID/24963
On November 8, 2011 at 10:19 P.M. police units responded to the area of Old Missouri Ave, Lexington Park, Md., for the report of a shooting incident. Officers arriving on the scene discovered a 20 year old male victim had been shot in the lower leg area by an unknown suspect. The St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations responded and assumed the investigation. Investigation by detectives revealed the victim was walking on Old Missouri Ave., when a green in color vehicle, unknown make and model, passed by at a high rate of speed. The vehicle turned around at the end of the street and upon returning an unknown subject began firing a gun at the victim striking him in the leg. The victim fled into a nearby residence and called 911. The victim was treated for a non-life threatening injury at St. Mary’s Hospital and released.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact Det. J. Stern at 301-475-4200 Ext. 1996 or Callers can make anonymous tips to Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).