1 Critically Wounded in Shooting Near Lanham Church

A man was shot and critically injured near a Lanham, Maryland, church after a fight broke out amid a celebration.

Police responded to Saint Matthias the Apostle Church about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after reports there had been a fight and shots were fired.

One man was shot. The victim was in a hospital with critical injuries.

The Archdiocese confirmed the parish hall near the church was hosting a Quince Años event. The hall often is rented out. 

It's unclear exactly where the shooting happened. 

Police seemed to have cleared the scene before the first Mass of the day was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m.

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