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ANTHONY CLARK, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Impeachment — Non-testifying witness

Following a jury trial1 in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Anthony Clark, Jr., was convicted of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and two firearm offenses relating to a shooting that resulted in the death of a 13-year old boy and serious injury to an adult male.2 Clark presents two questions for our review: 1. Did the trial court err and/or abuse its discretion in permitting a detective to testify that she developed appellant as a “person of interest” after speaking to an absent witness who allegedly knew who the shooter was? 2. Did the trial court abuse its discretion in preventing defense counsel from impeaching the credibility of the non-testifying witness? We shall …

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