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Nelson v. Carroll
Citation:735 A.2d 1096 (Md. Ct. App. 1999)
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The defendant, who was allegedly intoxicated, got into an altercation with the plaintiff over a debt that the plaintiff owed the defendant. At some point, the defendant grabbed a handgun from his jacket. The defendant repeatedly struck the plaintiff on the side of his head with the handgun. During one of these attempts, the gun accidentally went off.
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