1 killed, another wounded in Waldorf shooting

WASHINGTON – The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Waldorf that left a 19-year-old dead, and another person wounded.

Officers were called to the 2500 block of Gittings Court, off St. Charles Parkway, around 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday. There, officers found two men who had been shot.

One of the victims, a 19-year-old, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The second victim, a 21-year-old, was treated for an injury that was not life-threatening.

Deputies are investigating whether an altercation happened just before the shooting, and believe a suspect may have fled in a car.

Anyone with information about what happened should call investigators at 301-609-6504. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637) using CHARLES+ the tip.

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