Man Assaulted With Crossbow

He was injured during a confrontation

Sykesville, Md. (DG) – A man was assaulted with a crossbow during a confrontation in Carroll County.

Deputies responded to a home in the 6600 block of Monroe Avenue in Sykesville at 2:30 a.m. for an injured man.

Police say a 31-year-old man began verbally threatening David Martin and his juvenile daughter at their residence.

Martin discharged a crossbow at the victim, striking him in the left forearm. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Martin was arrested and charged with first and second degree assault, and reckless endangerment. He is being held at the Carroll County Detention Center on a no bond status.