Violent fight on Choptank River captured on video

Posted at 10:30 PM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 06:36:39-04

A fight on the Choptank River Saturday could have had deadly consequences, according to police.

A nearby boater captured the violent altercation between two men on video. As the men repeatedly pummel each other a passenger on the boat recording the fight can be heard calling law enforcement,  “We now have a fight on board the vessel and we’re going to have two drunk people in the water pretty soon, ” the boater tells a dispatcher. The men involved in the fight were not wearing life preservers.


Department of Natural Resources Police said charges are pending.