WICOMICO COUNTY, Md.- A Wicomico County judge has found a Salisbury man guilty of assaulting a man after a basketball game.
On Tuesday following a trial, Judge Kathleen L. Beckstead found Jesus Samuel Torres-Gomez, 30, guilty of first-degree assault, conspiracy to commit first-degree assault, second-degree assault, two counts of conspiracy to commit second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and possessing a dangerous weapon openly with an intent to injure.
Sentencing was postponed pending a pre-sentence investigation.
On Oct. 6, 2018, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and Salisbury Police Department responded to a reported stabbing that occurred at the basketball courts behind the Booth Street townhouses. The victim was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, including two stab wounds to his left shoulder and upper buttocks, as well as a fractured nose and multiple contusions.
Police identified Torres-Gomez as the suspect in the stabbing, which occurred due to a disagreement over the basketball game.