Additional charges added for man in Ocean City triple stabbing

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OCEAN CITY, Md. – Ocean City Police have added additional charges for a Ridgley man arrested for a triple stabbing that happened last month.

The incident happened just before midnight on June 20th in the area of Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue. Three victims, aged 21, 18, and 17, were all taken to the hospital for injuries.

Police say a 17-year-old juvenile that was involved in the altercation was arrested and charged with affray. Officers were able to determine that the fight on the Boardwalk involved two different groups of males. Detectives were able to utilize the City Watch cameras, social media platforms, and witnesses in the investigation, and 23-year-old Paul Baynard was identified as a result.

Baynard was arrested on June 30th and charged with attempted first and second degree murder, first and second degree assault, and reckless endangerment.

Through further investigation, it was determined that Baynard was the sole suspect in the stabbing of the 17-year-old and 21-year-old as well. This week, detectives charged Baynard with two counts each of attempted first and second degree murder, first and second degree assault, and reckless endangerment. He remains at the Worcester County Jail without bond.

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