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DEMETRIUS DONTA THOMPSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — First degree murder

Following trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, a jury found Demetrius Donta Thompson, appellant, guilty of attempted first-degree murder, wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun, unlawful possession of a firearm after conviction of a felony, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The Court sentenced appellant to an aggregate sentence of life imprisonment plus twenty years’ imprisonment to be served consecutively.

On appeal, appellant contends that the evidence is insufficient to sustain the conviction for attempted first-degree murder, that the sentence imposed for unlawful possession of a firearm is illegal, that the docket entries need to be amended, and that the sentence for wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun should have merged into the sentence for use of a handgun in the commission of a felony.

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