Man shot dead as he tried to stop a fight at a Maryland Burger King: report

Source: MEGA; Frederick police

Jan. 1 2022, Published 1:35 p.m. ET

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A man tried to intervene during a fight at a Maryland Burger King. It ended with him dead, and a suspect accused of murder.

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Around 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 26 Frederick police responded to the restaurant for the incident.

Investigators said Darin Tyler Robey, 20, got into an argument with a woman inside the Burger King, according to Frederick police. Jaion Antonio Penamon tried to intervene in the fight.

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Police did not say what the argument between the woman and Robey was over.

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Robey then shot Penamon while they were in the vestibule, according to police. Penamon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested Robey and charged him with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and several gun charges, according to Frederick police. The incident is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police at (240) 674-7058.


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