Update Following Shooting at Great Mills High School

March 20, 2018

UPDATE at 3:30 P.M.: The 14-year-old male patient remains in good condition after receiving a gunshot wound to the thigh.


Leonardtown, Maryland (11:39 A.M.) – We are currently treating one patient, a 14-year-old male, following a shooting at Great Mills High School. At approximately 8:15 a.m., MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital received word that patients were en route following the shooting. We first received two patients, one of whom, a 16-year-old female, we stabilized and transferred to UM Prince George’s Hospital Center.   

The 14-year-old male is in good condition.

Elective surgeries that had been postponed earlier have resumed.

The safety of our patients and associates are our highest priority. MedStar St. Mary’s is a full-service hospital delivering emergency, acute inpatient, and outpatient care. We will share additional details as they become available. More information will also be shared by St. Mary’s County Public Schools and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, when possible.

About MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital
MedStar St. Mary's Hospital (MSMH) is a full-service community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care in Leonardtown, Maryland. Nestled in a waterside community, MedStar St. Mary's provides advanced technology with a dedication to excellence in all services provided. The not-for-profit hospital has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals™ and is an eight time recipient of the prestigious Delmarva Medicare Excellence Award. In addition, MSMH received the Maryland Performance Excellence award at the Platinum level in 2014 – the highest in the state. Our staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate medical care for all patients by coupling innovation with our outstanding team of Medical Staff members, associates and volunteers. Visit MedStarStMarys.org to learn more.

Contact: Holly Meyer
Phone: 301-475-6010
Email: [email protected]

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