“19-year-old Male Victim Found Stabbed in Lexington Park – Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder”

By | July 24, 2023



A man has been charged with attempted murder after a 19-year-old male victim was found unconscious and with multiple stab wounds to his back during a large fight in Lexington Park, Maryland.

The incident occurred on July 21, 2023, in the 21000 block of Winding Way. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and found the victim in critical condition. Emergency personnel requested a MEDIVAC, and the victim was transported to a local trauma center with life-threatening injuries.

After conducting an investigation, the authorities identified the suspect as 19-year-old Steve Yair Hernandez-Maldonado. Hernandez-Maldonado has been charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, attempted first-degree murder, and attempted second-degree murder. In addition, he was served with two open warrants for theft and second-degree assault. He is currently being held on a no-bond status.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the incident, and updates will be provided as they become available.

This incident highlights the importance of public safety and the work of law enforcement in our communities. Violence and crime have a devastating impact on individuals and their families, and it is crucial that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office or email news@thebaynet.com. Cooperation from the public is vital in solving crimes and maintaining the safety and well-being of our communities..