Man dead after shooting at Charles County shopping center

A man has died after a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a shopping center in Charles County, Maryland.

Deputies responded around 3:15 p.m. to the Smallwood Village shopping center off St. Charles Parkway, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said.

A sheriff’s spokeswoman said the victim was shot outside a restaurant, and investigators think the suspect or suspects fled in a grey or silver sedan.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Detectives working the case are asking anyone with information to contact them at (301) 932-2222. You can provide an anonymous tip by calling Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS.

Below is a map of the area of the shooting.

Michelle Basch

Michelle Basch is a reporter and anchor at WTOP.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow WTOP on Twitter and Instagram to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2022 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up