First Degree Murder
Salazar is also charged with Murder Second Degree, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Handgun on Person.
Attempted First Degree Murder
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Markeith Garris of Hyattsville, MD, who was wanted on an arrested warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder that was obtained by County Police on January 19, 2015. According to the warrant, Garris got into an argument with a relative over a television set; when a second relative tried to intervene Garris threw a cup of gasoline on the person he was arguing with, setting him on fire. The victim suffered burns over several parts of his body. Deputies attempted multiple times to locate Garris and left their contact information. Garris called the Sheriff’s Office and after speaking with deputies, turned himself in to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections (DOC) for processing.
Garris is also being charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder, Assault First Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Reckless Endanger.
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