Great Mills, MD –  Maryland State Police troopers are continuing their investigation into a shooting that resulted in the victim being taken to Prince George’s Hospital Center via air ambulance.

Investigators from the Criminal Enforcement Division at Leonardtown Barrack aren’t saying much about what caused the shooting or naming the victim, but they do say that they do not believe this was a random act of violence.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday morning near the Fox Chase Apartments in Great Mills. Police did not give details as to where the victim was wounded or how severely he was injured, only saying that he was struck by gunfire and air-lifted to a hospital.

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to the scene and were provided assistance by sheriff deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

Forensic crime scene analysts responded to process the scene for evidence. Criminal Enforcement Division investigators responded to the scene and have taken the lead in the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing. Police urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has relevant information to contact the Leonardtown Barrack at 301-475-8955.  Calls may remain confidential.