Authorities in Charles County say at least four men were shot at a lounge in Waldorf tonight following an altercation between two groups of people.
The shooting happened in the 2100 block of Crain Highway outside of Room 301, a cigar/hookah lounge, at around 9 p.m., according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.
All of the victims are being flown to the hospital. Authorities say one man is in critical condition, while the other three have serious injuries.
Police are now working to identify the suspects.
Police investigating shooting in area of a business called Room 301 Lounge/Bar in 2100 block of Crain Hwy. in Waldorf. Call came in at 9pm. Reports of four people injured. Unknown extent of injuries. Victims being taken to hospitals. Scene has been secured. Please avoid area.
— Charles Co Sheriff (@CCSOMD) October 31, 2020
According to Diane Richardson, spokesperson for the Charles County Sheriff’s office, it appears there was a disagreement between two groups of people before the shooting happened. Officials have not said whether there have been any arrests yet.
Crain Highway (Rt. 301) was shut down in both directions between Mattawoman Dr. and Gillespie Cir. but it has since reopened.