Violent fight on boat on Maryland's Choptank River captured on video

Posted at 3:27 PM, Jul 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-26 17:32:34-04

A fight on the Choptank River Saturday could have had deadly consequences, according to police.

A nearby boater captured the violent altercation between two men on video. As the men repeatedly pummel each other a passenger on the boat recording the fight can be heard calling law enforcement,  “We now have a fight on board the vessel and we’re going to have two drunk people in the water pretty soon, ” the boater tells a dispatcher. The men involved in the fight were not wearing life preservers.


Department of Natural Resources Police said charges are pending.


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