Latest News

Two men severely burned after man doused coworker with gas and set him on fire

By Mason White 1:46 PM December 9, 2015
Christopher Harrison 

By: Tanya Malhotra
Two men were severely injured after a workplace fight turned violent.

Police in Maryland, said that Christopher Harrison Jr., 28, was arrested for setting two coworkers on fire after an argument got heated. The victims were hospitalized with severe burns.

Investigators said that four men of Baltimore, left work in different cars, but when one of the cars broke down, the suspect, Harrison, and his coworker Shawn Scariazi, went to get gas.

When the men got back to the car, Harrison got into an argument with another coworker named David Campbell about 5:00 p.m.

The two had an altercation at work and Campbell allegedly punched Harrison in the face. That is when Harrison splashed Campbell with gas and set him on fire.

While on fire, Campbell bumped into Scariazi, who was also holding a can of gas, and he burst into flames.

Police said that Shawn Scariazi suffered burns on over 90 percent of his body, and David Campbell was burned on over 60 percent of his body.

Harrison was arrested on charges of attempted first-degree murder and first and second-degree assault. He is being held without bail.