On June 16, 2016 at approximately 1:00 a.m. the Calvert Control Center received calls for gunshots being heard in the area of Tranquil Court. Calvert County Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to the area of 213 Tranquil Court in reference to the firearms complaint. Upon arrival at the above stated address, contact was made with the occupants of the residence. The occupants advised six gun shots had been fired from the back of the residence which went through the window and then into the ceiling. The trajectory of the shots indicated they had been fired from the ground level at the rear of the residence.
The scene was secured, interviews were conducted, crime lab responded and Detective Quinn assumed the investigation. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Detective Quinn of the CCSO Criminal Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation and a suspect was developed. It was determined the Tranquil Court incident stemmed from a domestic issue with the suspect’s girlfriend and an associate.
On June 16, 2016 at approximately 6:00 p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office located the suspect in this case at a residence on Paris Oaks Road. The suspect jumped out of a window of the residence as Special Operations Team and Criminal Investigation Bureau members arrived on scene. A short foot chase ensued and the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect in this case was identified as Samuel Sherrod Green, a 22 year old black male of Chesapeake Beach.
|Samuel Sherrod Green|
The homeowner on Paris Oaks Road gave consent to search the residence. A handgun loaded with the same type of ammunition as the shell casings that were found on Tranquil Court was located.
Detective Quinn charged Green with two counts of first degree assault, reckless endangerment, and multiple other felony charges. Green was also served with two outstanding warrants from previous incidents. Green was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he awaited his hearing before a District Court Commissioner.