Serious Assault by Cutting

[April 25, 2014, Edgewood, MD] - Harford County Sheriff's detectives have arrested one woman and are continuing their investigation into several others as a result of a fight between several women three of whom were injured after being cut by a knife.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the 500 block of Candlewood Drive in Edgewood shortly after 6pm on April 24th for a report of a fight. Upon arriving deputies found that several women were involved in fight that had been the result of an ongoing dispute between them. During the fight it was alleged Danielle Kirksey, 25, of 1607 Edgewood pulled a knife and began swinging it coming in contact with and injuring several people. Tyirra Smith, 24, of 500 block of Candlewood Drive, suffered a laceration to her forehead, was treated at the scene by paramedics from the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company and transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma. Her injury was not considered to be life threatening. Samirah Easter, 28, of the 900 block of Topview Drive, and April Anderson, 42, of Candlewood Drive, were each taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center with minor injuries.

Kirksey was charged with 1st and 2nd degree assault and is currently being held in the Harford County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond. Two additional female suspects, who were tentatively identified as being involved, were taken to the Sheriff's Office Southern Precinct for questioning. They were later released and charges against them are pending further investigation.

News Release

April 25, 2014


  • Edward Hopkins

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