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Parsonsburg Man Accused Of Shooting Juvenile With Pellet Gun

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30-year-old Leroy McKnight, of Parsonsburg 30-year-old Leroy McKnight, of Parsonsburg

PARSONSBURG, Md. - A Parsonsburg man has been arrested, after allegedly shooting a child with a pellet gun. The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says on Saturday, a Deputy arrested 30-year-old Leroy McKnight.

Police say McKnight got into a dispute with the 11-year-old about the juvenile being in McKnight's Wainwright Avenue backyard, and shot him in the back. According to the report, the juvenile claims that McKnight was target shooting in his yard, when the juvenile was shot, the child says he wasn't within the normal target zone of where McKnight where shooting.

McKnight reportedly shouted at the victim before firing, and Police believe it was an intentional act.

McKnight was charged with 1st and 2nd degree assault, reckless endangerment, and dangerous weapon. He is being held at the Detention Center on $75,000 bond.

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