Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO Investigating Shooting/Homicide on Westdale Court

On March 23 at 8:17 p.m., officers responded to the 3300 block of Westdale Court, Waldorf, for the report of multiple shots fired. Upon entering the residence, officers located an adult male who was deceased. As officers further searched the townhome, they located a young female child who was also deceased, and two additional females, one who appeared to be a teenager and one adult, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both the teenage and adult females were flown out to an area hospital in critical condition. Officers also located a gun near the deceased man. This appears to be a domestic-related incident. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. J. Elliott at (301) 932-2222 or (301) 609-6515. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at A $1,000 cash reward is being offered for the tip that leads to an arrest in this case. The victims’ identities will be released once next of kin have been notified.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 and has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit     
Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.
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