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prob­lem?” and pointed a dark-col­ored shot­gun and a re­volver hand­gun at them “in an ag­gres­sive man­ner,” the po­lice re-

port al­leges.

As the three adults and the child got into their cars to leave, they said the man fired two loud hand­gun rounds.

Po­lice later found Hick­er­son on the prop­erty where he lived on Ch­e­sa­peake Beach Road be-

hind Dash In. De­tec­tive Wil­liam Rec­tor of the sher­iff’s of­fice wrote in the po­lice re­port that of­fi­cers re­port­edly smelled al­co­hol on Hick­er­son’s breath.

Hick­er­son re­port­edly told Rec­tor that he was “pro­tect­ing him­self” and

that two shots “may have been fired.” Po­lice al­lege they later found the two guns — a loaded Smith and Wes­son re­volver and an al­tered Rem­ing­ton shot­gun — in the bushes close to the steps lead­ing to the front door of the house in plain view.

Po­lice said there were two spent shell cast­ings in­side the re­volver. They also found an un­spent shot­gun shell near the fence where Hick­er­son al­legedly shot at the peo­ple in the park­ing lot.

Since Sun­day, Hick­er­son has been held at the

Calvert County De­ten­tion Cen­ter with­out bond af­ter two bond hear­ings this week.

First-de­gree as­sault, which is a felony, car­ries a max­i­mum sen­tenc­ing of 25 years in prison per count.

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