Salisbury man sentenced to 7 years in prison for shooting, assault

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23-year-old Lenord Pompilus, of Salisbury, MD – Wicomico County State’s Attorney

A Salisbury man will spend the next seven years in prison after he was convicted of first degree assault in connection with a shooting.

According to the Office of the State’s Attorney for Wicomico County, 23-year-old Lenord Pompilus fired shots from a handgun in the direction of multiple people on Jefferson Street in Salisbury in April, 2018.

Pompilus and the victims then engaged in a physical struggle until he fled the area, prosecutors said. Salisbury Police investigated and identified him as the suspect.

Pompilus was sentenced to seven years of active incarceration with two years of supervised probation upon release.

Wicomico County State’s Attorney Jamie L. Dykes commended the members of Salisbury Police Department for their work in the investigation, specifically thanking Detective R. Brittingham, the lead investigator.