A 46-year-old Southwest Baltimore woman died of a gunshot wound early yesterday, and her 25-year-old boyfriend was charged with murder, according to police.
He told police that the woman had thrown an end table at the .22-caliber rifle he was holding.
Officers summoned to the 4800 block of Clifton Avenue found Norlinda R. Rucker lying in a second-floor hallway, shot in the left side of the head, police said. She was declared dead on arrival at 1:41 a.m. after being airlifted to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
Kerry Wayne Davis, 25, of the Clifton Avenue address was charged with first-degree murder and with possession of a deadly weapon with intent to injure another person.