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Man Accused Of Trying To Shoot Workers Convicted

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who prosecutors say fired his malfunctioning gun several times at employees in a store he was trying to rob has been convicted of attempted second-degree murder.

The Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Office said on Thursday that Darius Cameron, 28, of Glen Burnie was also convicted of assault, use of a handgun in commission of a felony and other offenses.

Sentencing is set for April 14.

Prosecutors say in August 2011, Cameron entered Anita’s Spanish Grocery in Annapolis, pointed a revolver at employees and demanded money. Authorities say he pulled the trigger several times, but the gun malfunctioned.

Prosecutors say the employees chased Cameron around the store until police arrived.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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