UPDATE FROM SMCSO: The victim was unfamiliar with the suspect, however this was not random and the family was targeted.

UPDATE FROM SMCSO: On January 22, 2022, at 8:07 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20900 block of Coronet Place in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting.

Deputies located the 51-year-old male victim from Lexington Park, suffering from a gunshot wound to his left arm and left leg. Detectives and crime lab personnel from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigation. The victim advised he was shot by an unknown female operating a blue vehicle. The victim was transported to an area trauma center for treatment and later released.

During the course of the investigation, Savannah Georgina Crown, age 32 of Delaware, was developed as a suspect. Further investigation determined Crown has a blue Hyundai registered to her and she had registered at a hotel in Lexington Park on January 21, 2022 and left the hotel during the early morning hours of January 22, 2022.

Crown observed the victim in his vehicle at the neighborhood mailboxes, at which time she shot the victim and the victim’s vehicle. Crown then drove back to the state of Delaware, where a vehicle pursuit ensued and ultimately ended in Easton, Maryland, when Crown stopped her vehicle in the roadway and shot herself. Crown was transported to an area trauma center, where she remains for treatment.

A warrant has been obtained for Crown for the following charges:

Attempted First Degree Murder

Assault First Degree

Reckless Endangerment

Reckless Endangerment from Car

Firearm Use-Felony Violent Crime

Loaded Handgun on Person

Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension 78128 or by email at Trevor.Teague@stmarysmd.com.

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.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff.

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — We are receiving reports this morning of a shooting that has left one person with multiple gunshot wounds.

At approximately 8:08: a.m. on January 22, first responders were alerted to the scene in the 20000 block of Coronet Place for reports that a 51-year-old male had been shot.

Upon arrival, crews discovered the man who had received gunshot wounds to his arm and his leg. Reports from first responders indicate that the shooter left the scene in a vehicle following the shooting.

Paramedics said that the patient was conscious, alert and breathing. The victim was suffering with some minor bleeding from both wounds.

A helicopter from the Maryland State Police was requested to make a transport of the patient to a nearby trauma center.

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide additional details as they become available.

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6 Comments

  1. Let’s play the first round of Guess that Persuasion for 2022. Thanks joe. Unity. Safety. Let’s see how Ukraine works out for you. Your polling is impressive. You certainly deserve another weekend at the beach sir.

  2. Sounds like we need the National Guard to come and get Lexington Park /Great Mills Road in check! Get some curfews in place or something! Get the drugs and guns out of there! Innocent people need a safe place to live! This is not D.C. or New York! Go do something productive! Get a job, get a life!

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