The Associated Press
EASTON, Md. (AP) - An Eastern Shore man has been convicted of assault for shooting at an SUV full of people during a dispute between Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys fans.
Twenty-eight-year-old Damian Alexander of Cordova was acquitted Wednesday of attempted murder but was convicted of first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
Authorities say Alexander fired between two and five rounds from a shotgun at an SUV that was driving away from his home on the evening of Dec. 28. Two people were wounded. Prosecutors say Alexander had arranged for a fist fight with a man in the vehicle but brought a gun instead.
The people in the vehicle had been exchanging taunting text messages and phone calls with Alexander about that day's game between the Eagles and Cowboys. Philadelphia won, 44-6, knocking Dallas out of the NFL playoffs.