UPDATE – On February 10, 2022, at 8:44 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Spring Valley Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Deputies arrived on scene and located two victims who advised while traveling on Spring Valley Drive, their vehicles were shot, and both vehicles sustained damage. No injuries were reported from the shootings.
While deputies were still on scene investigating the initial reported shootings, another shooting was reported at 9:15 p.m. in the area of Midway Drive and Great Mills Road. A male victim, age 23 of Lexington Park, was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. The victim advised deputies he was driving on Great Mills Road, near Midway Drive, when he was shot. The victim was transported via helicopter to an area trauma center for treatment.
Detectives and Crime Lab personnel from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigations. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective James Bare at (301) 475-4200 extension 78118 or by email at James.Bare@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.
UPDATE: First responders have identified the victim suffering from the gunshot wound as a 23-year-old male. He has been described by EMS on the scene as conscious, alert and breathing.
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — We are receiving reports this evening of a shooting that occurred in Lexington Park.
At approximately 9:18 p.m. on February 10, first responders were called to the 21000 block of Enterprise Road for reports of a shooting.
Upon arrival, police located a male victim who was identified with a gunshot wound to his upper body/shoulder area.
After being evaluated by EMS on the scene, the patient was determined to be in need of a flyout to a nearby trauma center. First responders alerted the Maryland State Police Aviation, and set a planned landing zone for Lancaster Park. That landing zone would be changed to Nicolette Park soon after.
Trooper 6 is set to make the transport, and is currently on its way from the Easton Airport and is expected to arrive in 23 minutes.
We do not currently have any details about what led to the possible shooting. Midway Drive is reported to be closed at this time, with caution tape currently set up in the area of Great Mills Road.
This is a developing story. We will continue to provide additional details as they are made available.