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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Detectives Investigating Non-Fatal Shooting in Area of St. Thomas Drive

DATE: February 6, 2021                

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On February 5, at approximately 5 p.m., officers responded to a gas station in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Officers made contact with an adult male who reported he was shot moments earlier while walking behind Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. The victim did not provide any further information nor did he provide a description of the suspect. The victim was flown to a hospital and treated for injuries that were later determined to be not life threatening. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Riffle at (301) 609-6501. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. The investigation is ongoing.

CCSO was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.

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. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. 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. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.

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