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BRYAN HANNAH v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Involuntary manslaughter

Bryan Hannah, appellant, was charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, wearing, carrying and transporting a handgun, and two counts of possession of a regulated firearm after a disqualifying conviction. A jury
sitting in the circuit court of Baltimore City convicted Mr. Hannah of voluntary manslaughter, use of a firearm in a crime of violence, and possession of a regulated firearm. He was sentenced to ten years for the manslaughter conviction, to a consecutive fifteen years, all but ten suspended, for the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, and to a consecutive fifteen years, all but five suspended, for the possession of a regulated firearm conviction. In this timely appeal, he presents three questions for our review …

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