Maryland Man Charged in Nail Gun Incident

3-inch framing nails removed from man's chest, hand

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012  |  Updated 9:01 AM EDT
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Man Allegedly Shoots Co-Worker With Nail Gun

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A Maryland man has been charged with assault after allegedly shooting a co-worker with a nail gun in Hyattsville, Md., authorities said.

Police said Guillermo L. Lopez-Molina, 41, was charged Monday with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. Authorities said Lopez-Molina got into an argument with a 34-year-old Laurel man and shot him with the tool.

Police say they were called to a home framing site on Sweet Leaf Lane at about 11:30 a.m. They say the found the victim suffering from injuries related to a nail gun, and that he was taken to a hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries.

Police said three-inch framing nails were removed from the man's chest and hand.

Lopez-Molina was being on a $250,000 bond.

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