Charles Co. Patrol officers arrest suspect in non-fatal shooting on Ravenglass Road in Waldorf

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On May 25 at 1:36 a.m., patrol officers responded to Ravenglass Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, officers observed the residence had been shot several times. Several people were inside at the time and one adult male sustained a minor injury to his head, when he was struck by debris. Through further investigation, officers were able to identify a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant and a search warrant for the suspect’s Waldorf residence and a vehicle. The suspect was located inside the home and was placed under arrest. During the search of the vehicle, a polymer handgun was recovered. DeWayne Carlos Murphy, 41, of Waldorf, was charged with attempted murder, loaded handgun in vehicle, use of a handgun during the commission of a felony, and other related charges. Murphy is currently being held without bond at the Charles County Detention Center. Detective J. Wilson is investigating.


Dewayne Carlos Murphy

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