Police in Anne Arundel County arrested a man for choking his uncle at a home in Severn and have charged the man with attempted murder.
At approximately 7:33 a.m. on Jan. 12, police responded to a 911 report of a fight involving a man choking his 51-year-old uncle with a rope, according to a statement issued by Anne Arundel police officials. Upon arriving at a residence in the 7900 block of Citadel Drive, police saw the men in the front yard and removed the rope from the victim's neck to allow him to breathe.
The suspect, Jason Michael Everett, 24, of 7922 Citadel Drive in Severn, was arrested and charged with numerous crimes, including attempted murder, first-degree assault and use of a deadly weapon. He is being held without bond, police said.
The victim, who was not named in the police report, was transported to Baltimore Washington Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.