One Person Being Flown Out After Sustaining Gunshot Wound In Hollywood

SMCSO UPDATE — On June 25, 2022, at 10:46 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 24400 block of Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the reported shooting. Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported by helicopter to an area trauma center for treatment. Detectives and Crime Lab Personnel from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and continued the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time the shooting appears accidental. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Carl Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension 78131 or by email at

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.

HOLLYWOOD, Md. — We are receiving reports that a person has sustained a gunshot wound this evening and is being transported to a nearby trauma center.

At approximately 10:49 p.m. on June 25, first responders were called to the 24000 block of Mervell Dean Road for reports that a man had sustained a gunshot wound to his knee.

It is unclear at this time how the man sustained the injury.

EMS arrived on on the scene and determined that the man would need to be transported by helicopter to a nearby trauma center for additional treatment.

A helicopter from the Maryland State Police Aviation travelled from Andrew’s Air Force Base to meet with the transport at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.

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

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  1. Must be those ghost guns again! They wake up at all hours of the night and look for someone’s knee to shoot at…

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