Maryland Man Shot Dead Trying to Stop Burger King Fight, Police Say

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A Maryland man was killed after he tried to break up a fight in a Frederick Burger King, say Frederick police.

At around 7:15 PM on Sunday, December 26, Frederick police officers responded to a call of a shooting at the restaurant in the 100 block of Routzahn's Way. Officers found the victim, identified as Jaion Penamon, shot multiple times in the Burger King and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say 20-year-old Darin Robey of Frederick go into an altercation in the restaurant with a female. Penamon attempted to intervene and was allegedly shot by Robey.

Robey was arrested and charged on Monday with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and several firearms charges, according to Frederick police.

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