Shootings And A Stabbing Under Investigation In St. Mary’s County

On August 3, 2019, at approximately 1:52 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County
Sheriff’s Office responded to the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
located at 46900 South Shangri la Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported large
disturbance with shots fired. Units arrived on scene and located a female victim, age
37, suffering from a gunshot wound. Another female victim, age 26, was located on
scene, also suffering from a gunshot wound. Both victims received emergency care on
scene and were transported by ambulance to area trauma centers for treatment.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and
continued the investigation.
Later in the morning of August 3, 2019, at approximately 2:49 a.m. deputies responded
to the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) located at 21991 Three Notch Road in
Lexington Park for the reported disturbance. Upon arrival, a large crowd began
dispersing and units located a male victim, age 27, who had been stabbed. The
stabbing victim was subsequently flown to an area trauma center for treatment. A short
time later, a male victim, age 33, was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital by an
acquaintance for treatment of a gunshot wound. The shooting victim was assessed and
then transported via helicopter to an area trauma center for treatment. Later, personnel
from Calvert Memorial Hospital Center located in Prince Frederick, contacted the
Sheriff’s Office to report a 33 -year-old male had responded to the hospital for treatment
of a gunshot wound he advised occurred at the IHOP. Detectives from the Criminal
Investigations Division responded to Calvert Hospital and continued the investigation.
All the victims have been treated and released from area trauma centers except for the
victim that was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital; he remains at an area
trauma center in stable condition.