Photo: The residence where Tayman was believed to have fled to on Balsam Street in St. Leonard. He was later apprehended at a hotel in Prince Frederick. 

ST. LEONARD, Md. — On July 22, 2021 around 3:30am, Patrol Deputies responded to 7764 Patuxent Dr. St. Leonard, MD for a report of a residential burglary and a shooting. 

Sean Tayman, 42

Upon arrival, the investigation revealed that Sean Tayman, 42-year-old from St. Leonard forcefully entered the home of his in-laws and estranged wife of whom, has a Protective Order in place against him. The homeowners confronted Tayman and fired a warning shot with a revolver, accidentally wounding Tayman’s estranged wife whom was seeking safe refuge in the home away from Tayman. 

Following the shot, Tayman fled on foot and was located and arrest in a nearby hotel.  Sean Tayman is currently being held at the Calvert County Detention Center on charges of Burglary in the Third Degree, Burglary in the Fourth Degree, Violation of an Exparte/Protective Order, and Malicious Destruction of Property over $1000.00.  Tayman’s estranged wife was treated for non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The pictures of the home throughout the article are Tayman’s residence on Balsam Street. Police have confirmed that he fled the scene following the shooting on Patuxent Drive. Police arrived at the scene of Tayman’s home, and could not locate him upon entry. This is because he had apparently gone to a nearby hotel in Prince Frederick, where he would later be apprehended.