One individual was shot at a house party in Middletown early Friday morning, according to a press release from the Maryland State Police.

Troopers received noise complaints followed by reports of a shooting from residents on Baltimore National Pike at around 12:45 a.m. Friday. When police arrived to the residence, about 50 people were seen leaving the residence, according to the press release.

The victim was inside the home and had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. He was transported to Meritus Medical Center for treatment, the press release said.

The scene was processed by the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division, but a gun was not recovered. No suspect has been identified.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the party is encouraged to call the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack at 301-600-4150 or TFC Burleson at 301-766-3800. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Don't understand why there hasn't been an arrest yet? You mean to tell me a party with 50 people and no one knows who the shooter was?



I'm guessing drugs and alcohol may have been involved. [cool]

Seriously, if there was loud music, people yelling, and many of them intoxicated it's entirely possible that no one would notice someone holding a gun down by their side.

The noise of a gunshot might be hard to pinpoint, and the shooter could quickly pocket/holster the gun.


Maybe he shot himself accidentally


There goes the neighborhood Dick![beam]


Yeah, we will have to deport them and build a wall, Dave. Maybe send them to Montgomery County schools.


They had a party and didn't invite me! Throw the book at them.




Route 40


Having 50 people in the house should be a crime!


Agreed! The guy in Charles County had charges in him back in March, why not these people?


Maybe it was a protest. That'll give you a pass on anything. [ninja]


More likely an entitled white guy, bosco. This IS Middletown, after all.

But yes--charges. Ridiculous.


An entitled White guy, chris? Entitled in what way? And what does Middletown have to do with it?


Chris- Agreed. Living in Middletown I know plenty of good ole boys around who drop names of cops to get out of trouble. Overall 2020 hasn’t been kind to Middletown in terms of crime briefs,


Those good ole boys you know who drop names of cops to get out of trouble, they friends of yours?


Jenkins has relatives in Middletown.

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