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EDWARD CAPERS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — Wearing or carrying dangerous weapon

Appellant Edward Capers was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of first-degree assault and carrying a dangerous weapon openly with intent to injure. He presents the following questions for our review: “I. Did the trial court err by permitting the medical examiner to testify that injuries to the victim’s mouth were consistent with being struck by a chair? II. Was Capers’ conviction for wearing or carrying a dangerous weapon supported by sufficient evidence?”

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