According to the warrant, on May 27, 2014, at an apartment building in the 6800 block of Red Top Road in Hyattsville, MD Edward is alleged to have approached the victim, a person with whom he was acquainted and they became engaged in an argument. The warrant indicates that Edward retrieved a rifle from a nearby laundry room which he pointed at the victim. The warrant further states that Edward struck the victim from behind, injuring his head and back. The victim was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center where he was treated.
Deputies’ investigations led them to believe that Edward was at an address in the 4200 block of Eastern Avenue in Mount Rainier, MD. The FAST Deputies went to the location where they found Edward. He was taken into custody and transported to Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Hyattsville, MD without incident.
Edward is also being charged with Firearm use during a Felonious Violent Crime and Assault 2nd Degree.
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