Woman guilty of murder
CAMBRIDGE — A Cambridge woman has been convicted of the Jan. 30 murder of Sharod I. Mack.
Mack was fatally shot in his home at 803 Wood Duck Drive.
Lasonya Corinne Sargent, 40, also of 803 Wood Duck Drive, was found guilty of first- and second-degree murder, first-degree assault and use of a firearm in a violent crime, according to a press release from Dorchester County State’s Attorney Wiliam H. Jones.
A jury reached the verdicts Friday, Aug. 14, after a fiveday trial in Dorchester County Circuit Court.
Cambridge police officers were called about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, for a reported shooting at the home.
They found Sargent with a gunshot wound to her chest, and Mack, 34, with two gunshot wounds to the head, police said. Mack was pronounced dead at the scene, and Sargent was taken to University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester in Cambridge for emergency treatment and then the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
Sargent was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 6, when she was released from the hospital.
Jones, in the press release, thanked the Cambridge Police Department and Deputy State’s Attorney Molly W. Fox for their work in the investigation and prosecution.