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J’WAUN AH’KEEM PETERS v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Co-conspirator exception

Following trial in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, a jury found J’Waun Ah’Keem Peters, appellant, guilty of first-degree assault, second-degree assault, conspiracy to commit first-degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, and several other firearms-related offenses. Thereafter, the court sentenced him to 15 years’ imprisonment for first-degree assault plus 5 consecutive years’ imprisonment for using a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. Appellant noted an appeal.

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