Malcolm Carl Young
Malcolm Carl Young

UPDATE- Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the shooting call and identified the suspect as Malcolm Carl Young, age 46 of Forestville. Young was quickly taken into custody and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and charged with the following in the death of Anthony Charles Wright, age 53 of Great Mills.

Murder First and Second Degree

Assault First and Second Degree

Handgun/Loaded Handgun on Person

Firearm-Possession Crime of Violence with Felony Conviction

CDS: Possession of Firearms

Young remains incarcerated at the detention center awaiting an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — On August 9, 2022, at 5:52 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting.

Deputies arrived on scene and located a male victim, age 53 of Great Mills, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police have not released the identity of the victim at this time.

Lifesaving measures were attempted, and the victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives and Crime Lab personnel from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigation.

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Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Warren Forinash at (301) 475-4200 extension 78072 or by email at:

Warren.Forinash@stmarysmd.com.

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239.”

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12 Comments

  1. Right across from or at least very close b the sheriff’s office and in broad daylight smdh!!! Wth is going on down here in Lexington Park?? Enough is enough people!!

  2. wow and i almost bought a house in lexington park to. that town is not what it was it use to be 20 years ago. glad i didn’t move back down there. all the violent crimes in the news kind of turned me away from that area

    1. It is EXACTLY this way 20 years ago. In 1980 the two hot spots for crime and jungle antics were Lexington Park (LP City) and Chesapeake Ranch Estates (CRE). State funding was routed to both locations to help reduce crime, of course after a little was skimmed from the top.

    1. That’s not who was skimming state funds off the top in d4m’s post as there are no Democrats in those positions, that would be republicans ripping you off, hon.

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