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On September 5 at 11:20 p.m., officers responded to the area of Dale Drive and Dove Tree Court in Indian Head for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. A preliminary investigation revealed two groups of people were fighting in the street on Dale Drive when someone fired shots, striking the victim who was outside and nearby. At this time, no one else has reported any injuries. The victim’s name will be released once detectives have positively confirmed his identity. Anyone with information about this case 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 atwww.charlescountycrimesolvers.comor by using the P3Intel mobile app. The investigation is ongoing.
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 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 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.