St. Mary's Co. Reckless Endangerment in Hollywood Under Investigation

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On June 25, 2022, at 11:46 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 24400 block of Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the reported shooting. Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported by helicopter to an area trauma center for treatment. Detectives and Crime Lab Personnel from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and continued the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and at this time the shooting appears accidental. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Carl Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension 78131 or by email at

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Must have been a bad leg wound if it required a fly out. Too bad SMH's ER can't handle anything worse than a scraped knee.