First Degree Assault Charges Filed for Odenton Bar Shooting

Man Arrested and Charged with First Degree Assault for Odenton Bar Shooting

On February 1, Anne Arundel County police arrested Raynard Leo Boston, charging him with first degree assault and related charges in connection with a shooting at My Place Bar and Lounge on January 19, 2013 in Odenton, reported The Baltimore Sun. Officers were called to the bar in the 1600 block of Annapolis Road around 1:30 a.m. after reports of gunfire.

Police learned from witnesses that Boston had become involved in a verbal dispute with a bouncer at the bar and allegedly pulled a gun, firing at the employee several times. The bouncer sustained injuries to his lower body. A 34-year-old bystander also sustained a hand injury. Boston fled the scene immediately after the shooting and remained at large for nearly two weeks. The victims were taken to a nearby hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening.

Boston was taken into custody in Brooklyn Park. He has been charged with first degree assault, attempted second-degree murder, reckless endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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