17 Year-Old is Sixth Person Arrested for Dec. Murder in Waldorf - Southern Maryland Headline News

17 Year-Old is Sixth Person Arrested for Dec. Murder in Waldorf

LA PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriff’s Office announces the sixth arrest in the investigation of a shooting that killed one man and critically injured another. Eugene Valentino Green, 17, of Laurel is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder, attempted first- and second-degree murder, three counts of first-degree assault and using a handgun during the commission of a violent crime.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Green on Jan. 27 and the US Marshals Service arrested him on the morning of Feb. 7 at a family member’s residence in Forestville. He is being held at the Charles County Detention Center without bond.

Five others have been arrested in this investigation: Joseph Wendell Edwards, Jr., 20, of Waldorf; Darryl Jerome Smith, 22, of Temple Hills; Dwayne Thompson, 22, of Washington, D.C.; Angel Marie Park, 21, of Indian Head and Alexis Jordan, 24, of Accokeek.

The investigation began on Dec. 28 at 11:33 p.m. officers responded to a residential parking lot in the 3200 block of Westdale Court in Waldorf for the report of the shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle damaged by several bullet holes. They discovered a man inside the vehicle who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound and an adult male lying near the vehicle with a gunshot injury. Two other adult males were found in the area and were not injured.

Detectives responded to the scene and learned through their investigation that five victims were in a vehicle when they were shot by unknown suspects. The accused robbed the victims of money and property and fired shots into the vehicle and at the victims before fleeing. As the investigation progressed, detectives determined the victim and the suspects knew each other and were involved in an on-going dispute.

The deceased victim was identified as Steven Fulton McGregor, Jr., 25, of Forestville, Md. The injured man was flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter to the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He and the other victims are not being identified because they are considered witnesses in the investigation, but they are all Waldorf males between 20 and 25 years of age. Two of them live in the area where the shooting occurred.

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