Deyonta Gross

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – State’s Attorney Richard Fritz announces that on May 9, 2022, Deyonta Gross (DOB August 23, 1993) pled guilty to multiple counts of Reckless Endangerment and Illegal Possession of a Regulated Firearm in connection with a shooting from March 9, 2021 in the Valley Estate’s neighborhood of Lexington Park.

Deyonta Gross

Deyonta Gross

Thankfully, no one was hit by the gunfire despite the fact that multiple homes were struck.

Mr. Gross is awaiting sentencing and could get up to ten years in the Division of Corrections.

Mr. Fritz would like to thank Senior Assistant State’s Attorney John Stackhouse for successfully securing the convictions.

Mr. Fritz would also like to thank Detective Austin Schultz and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the hard work on the case.

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  1. This is a shame. I had hoped for more for him in life thrn to be wrapped up in this. Was such a good kid. Really was. The only way to get away from that life is to leave Maryland. Start over somewhere else. I’m proof of that. We got ourselves into our own mess after 25 years living in callaway and we ended up leaving and it was the best thing tbsy could have happened for us. Anyone involved in drugs ..selling or using. Get out of Maryland and get your life straight and start fresh. It can happen. It feels good too.

    1. Dear Sir Or Madam,
      Hope is like soap only useful if applied and used properly. For you to say what you had for someone, but what did you invest. Then to come here and say how they could have been. Then to blame it on the geographical location. I left a few years back and I left because of unhealthy connections. No one can heal where there’s hurt. It takes accountability and self love to know when to walk away from unsafe and insecure surroundings. It’s easy to grow in new soil at times, under different skies, and fresher air with better outlooks. Every new day is a chance to make change. Never count anyone out…remember that we are not the ones that determine life’s outcome.

      💜been there lived that

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