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Fruitland Man Goes to Prison for Attempted Murder

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Clifton A. Salaam Clifton A. Salaam
SALISBURY, Md.- A Wicomico County Circuit Court judge on Thursday sentenced a man to 30 years in prison for attempted murder and related charges in connection with an October 2013 shooting in Fruitland.

Clifton A. Salaam, 30, of Fruitland, was given 20 years in prison for attempted second-degree murder, five years in prison without parole for use of a handgun in commission of a crime of violence, and another five years behind bars without parole for possession of a handgun by a prohibited person. All the terms are consecutive.

The shooting occurred on Oct. 13, 2013 at 214 Green St. in Fruitland. The victim was shot in the abdomen and ended up being hospitalized for two months.

A jury convicted Salaam of the aforementioned charges on June 4.

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