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RASHID MAYO v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First-degree murder

Rashid Mayo, Dequan Shields, and Eddie Tarver, the appellants, were tried jointly in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City for the murder of Carter Scott (“Carter”) and the attempted murder of Rashaw Scott (“Rashaw”).

The jury convicted each appellant of one count of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree attempted murder, one count of conspiracy to commit murder, and two counts of use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. The court sentenced them to life in prison for murder; a concurrent term of twenty-five years for attempted murder; a consecutive term of twenty years for use of a firearm in the commission of the murder; and a concurrent term of thirteen years for use of a firearm in the commission of the attempted murder. The appellants, collectively, present ten questions for review …

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