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Second arrest made in triple stabbing on Ocean City Boardwalk

Posted at 6:37 AM, Jun 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-30 13:00:26-04

OCEAN CITY, Md. — Police in Ocean City have now arrested two people (one of them a juvenile) after three people were stabbed on the Boardwalk on the evening of June 20.

Officers saw a fight going down between several people around Wicomico Street and Atlantic Avenue, just before midnight.

Two of the victims, ages 18 and 21, both from Wye Mills, had to be flown to area hospitals; both have since been released. The third victim, a 17-year-old boy from Centreville, was also hospitalized and has since been released.

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A 17-year-old suspect was originally arrested, and charged with affray. Today, police announced they also arrested Paul Baynard, 23, of Ridgely, Caroline County. He was arrested in Queen Anne's County and is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment.

The incident followed another stabbing earlier this month on 8th Street that led to charges against an Ellicott City man.