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RAHIM GIBSON v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of evidence — First degree murder

Following a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Rahim Gibson (“Gibson”), Appellant, was convicted of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. For the charge of first-degree murder, Gibson received a sentence of life in prison, with all but thirty years suspended. For the charge of use of a firearm in a crime of violence, Gibson received a sentence of ten years in prison, with all but five years suspended, to be served consecutively. The trial court merged the charges of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment into the conviction for first-degree murder. Gibson presents three issues for our consideration on appeal.

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