UPDATE: LEONARDTOWN, Md. – August 24, 2020 – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the recent acts of violence in our community and has dedicated extra law enforcement personnel to the Lexington Park area to combat these crimes, and to ensure Lexington Park is safe and hospitable to all residents and visitors. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office continues to collaborate and provide assistance to the Maryland State Police on the active investigations.

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – On August 22, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Upon arrival a male victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as Antione Jamal Bowman, age 21 of Lexington Park. Lifesaving efforts were attempted but Bowman was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Anyone with information on this shooting or anyone who witnessed the shooting is asked to contact Detective Daniel Sidorowicz at (240) 587-0062 or by email at Daniel.Sidorowicz@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.