Authorities identify victim in Waldorf shooting

- The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that led to a shelter-in-place order at two nearby schools.

Lydell Walter Wood, 29, was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon on Rooks Head Place in Waldorf. It happened in the parking lot of the neighborhood where he lived.

Detectives are continuing to work leads. No arrests have been made in the case.

Benjamin Stoddert Middle School and Eva Turner Elementary School were temporarily subjected to the shelter-in-place on Wednesday.

The incident did not happen on school property. The investigation is ongoing.

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