COLTONS POINT, Md. — Police in southern Maryland are investigating a shootout that left one man dead.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Tuesday that the shooting occurred Sunday in a home in Coltons Point.
Deputies say a 66-year-old man was visiting relatives when an argument broke out. Authorities say the 66-year-old man fired shots at the 45-year-old homeowner, who returned fire.
Police say the 66-year-old was struck and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The body was taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore.