BARTON, Md. - A Frostburg man remains in jail after being charged with assaulting a victim with a handgun in the Barton area.

BARTON, Md. - A Frostburg man remains in jail after being charged with assaulting a victim with a handgun in the Barton area.
According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were displatched to Legislative Road in Barton on Thursday, at approximately 3:08 p.m.,  for a reported assault with a weapon.
Additional information revealed that the suspects had fled the area in a vehicle.
The suspect vehicle was located on Rt. 936  (old Route 36) in the Frostburg area.
Deputies made contact with the victims in Barton and learned that they were walking on Legislative Road when a vehicle pulled up beside them. Two males allegedly exited the vehicle and began to assault the victims. Allegedly, one of the males struck the victim several times in the head with what the victim observed to be a handgun. 
The victim had obvious injuries and was treated by EMS.
Subsequent to the investigation, deputies arrested 18-year-old Jacob Nelson of Frostburg and charged him with first degree assault, second degree assault (two counts), reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct, and affray.
Nelson was taken before  an Allegany County District Court Commissioner for an initial appearance where he was ordered held without bond at the Allegany County Detention Center.
A revolver, designed to imitate an actual firearm, was recovered from the suspect’s vehicle.
Additional charges are pending on two additional suspects.