Shooting victim in stable condition

Update from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at the 22000 block of Athlone Drive in the Hickory Hills neighborhood in Great Mills.

The male victim was flown by helicopter to an area shock trauma hospital where he is said to be in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing.

The location of the shooting is no longer secure according to scanner activity. The incident has evolved into an apparent barricade situation related to a vehicle crash into the home.

The shooting victim is en route to a trauma center via helicopter. Police advise the public to avoid the area of Curly Court., Athlone Drive and Shannon Street in Hickory Hills until the incident is resolved. Updates will be posted as they become available. 

CALIFORNIA, Md. - Dec. 4, around 3:45 p.m., crews responded to Athlone Drive, California for the report of a shooting. Scanner activity indicates that a person was shot in the back. A helicopter is en route to transport the victim to a trauma center. This is a developing story.  

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