SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Police reported that Kevin Morris, 25, of the 2700 block of Lauretta Ave., was shot in the back last night as he and his girlfriend left a house in the 3000 block of Westwood Ave. Police said as Morris and the woman left shortly after 7 p.m. aman said to be the woman's ex-boyfriend approached the couple from behind and shot Morris in the back. Police said Morris was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment. Police said a 22-year-old man was being sought in connection with the shooting.
SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police reported that two men were shot last night in the 1700 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway by a man who stopped them and asked where he could purchase some drugs. Police said Reginald D. Smith, 17, of the 3300 block of Auchentoroly Terrace and a friend, William Jordan Jr., 23, of the 3800 block of Park Heights Ave., were walking together shortly after 10 p.m. when they were stopped by a man who inquired as to where he could buy drugs. Police said either Smith or his friend told the man he could buy drugs "just about anywhere around here" and walked away. Police said after they had gone several feet, the man yelled out, "You're first!" and shot Smith in the right hip. The gunman then turned toward Jordan and shot him in the back, hip and thigh. Police said Smith was in stable condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Jordan was in serious condition at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore. The gunman escaped. While investigating the incident, police had to send additional officers to the scene to disperse a disorderly crowd. Police said a 15-year-old boy was arrested after he assaulted an officer who ordered him to leave the area. The youth was taken to the police station, where he was charged as a juvenile with assault. The youth was reportedly released in the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5500 block of Bowleys Lane reported that someone broke into his home and removed a TV valued at $700. Police said entry was gained by forcing opena door.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at $100 was removed from a dwelling in the 5200 block of Moravia Road after someone forcibly entered through a bedroom window. Police said the intruder made off with a cassette radio.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Roger Sephers, of the 2000 block of N. Monroe St., reported that he was in the 1500 block of E. Cold Spring Lane when he was accosted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who forced him to give up his money. Police said after Sephers gave the gunman and his accomplice $25, the gunman struck him over the head with the weapon. Police said Sephers was not seriously hurt.
ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- Police reported that a student at Northwestern High School was seriously injured when attacked yesterday afternoon by several youths in the 6900 block of Park Heights Ave. Police said the victim, whose name was withheld because he is a juvenile, was treated for lacerations of the face and a broken nose at Sinai Hospital. Police said the attack occurred as the victim was about to board an MTA bus near the school. No arrests have been made and the motive for the attack was not known, police said.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Geraldine Johnson, of the 3900 block of Fernhill Ave., reported that she was in the 3900 block of Loch Raven Blvd. yesterday when she was accosted by a man who stole her purse and fled. Police said the purse contained $15.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Christie Sanders, of the 1500 block of Upshire Road, reported that she was in the 3800 block of Loch Raven Blvd. around 7 a.m. when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $50.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police yesterday briefly detained a man who attempted to leave the Farm Fresh store in the 2400 block of Belair Road without paying for merchandise valued at nearly $30. Police said the man had identification on him and was allowed to leave. Police said store officials were to seek a criminal summons ordering the man to court to answer theft charges. Police said the property was recovered.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Someone broke into a dwelling in the 2100 block of St. Paul St. early yesterday and removed cash, bus tokens and antiques dating back to the 1800s. Police said the antiques consisted of silverware, a box containing several gold Canadian stick pins, and jewelry.
THEFT: Central District -- Joyce Brown, of the 200 block of W. Edgevale Road, reported that her car was parked at Market Place when someone broke into the vehicle and removed more than $250 worth of property that had been left lying on the front seat. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window.