Two men injured during fight Friday


Two men were hospitalized, one in the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, after a fight in which one man was armed with a crowbar and the other with a piece of pipe, Sykesville police said.

Charles William Smith, 50, of Sykesville was flown to the trauma center by state police MedEvac helicopter and received 35 stitches to the head after the Friday night fight. He was released Sunday.

Mr. Smith and Donald Eugene Hall, 35, also of Sykesville confronted each other in the 7500 block of Main St. about 9:30 p.m. and a fracas started, Police Chief Wallace Mitchell said yesterday. Mr. Hall was taken to Carroll County General Hospital and released after treatment.

The cause of the fight is under investigation, police said.


Sykesville: Sykesville firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1500 block of Frederick Road in Howard County at 1:07 p.m. Tuesday. Units were out 25 minutes.

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