UPDATE – On November 16, 2021 at 11:18 a.m., a School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to Patuxent High School responded to report of a stabbing in the cafeteria area of the school.

The SRO determined a physical altercation involving two juvenile males had ensued resulting in injury.

Preliminary investigation revealed, a 15-year-old male suspect stabbed a 16-year-old male victim in the arm and torso area. The suspect was immediately detained and transported to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was transported by ground to University of Maryland Capital Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was charged with First-Degree Assault and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on School Property and subsequently transported to a juvenile facility. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident, is asked to please contact Detective C. Childress at Christopher.Childress@calvertcountymd.gov


LUSBY, Md. – The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Patuxent High School in Lusby for a stabbing that occurred during lunch today. Police have one suspect in custody. 

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office have said that there is no threat to the public at this time. CCSO posted the following message:

“Police are investigating a stabbing at Patuxent High School in Lusby, MD. One suspect is in custody. There is no threat to the public at this time. The investigation is ongoing.”

Several students at Patuxent High School posted on social media claiming that they witnessed the event said that one student was stabbed during an altercation in the lunch line.

This information has not been confirmed by police as of yet.

Calvert County Public Schools released to following statement:

“Calvert County Public Schools and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office are continuing the investigation into the incident at Patuxent High School (PHS).  A letter has been sent to all PHS parents/guardians with resources for students and families impacted by this incident or that have additional information to assist in the investigation.”

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide updates as they come available.

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