Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Eastern District -- Patrick Henry...


July 11, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Patrick Henry Gatheright, 28, of the 1000 block of N. Chapel St., was in critical but stable condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot in the chest and leg in the 1300 block of N. Dallas St. Detective Donald Licato of the city homicide squad said Gatheright was standing at Dallas and Hoffman streets around 10:30 p.m. yesterday when a 4-door beige colored car occupied by three men stopped. Gatheright said one pulled out a handgun and began shooting, Licato said. The gunman and his accomplices then got back into the car and drove off. Licato said the shooting may have been the result of an earlier dispute and that Gatheright may not have been the gunman's intended target.

ROBBERY TRY/SHOOTING: Southern District -- Police said a man who attempted to rob John Ward, 45, of S. Woodyear St., as he walked in the 200 block of S. Parrish St. Tuesday night was shot by Ward as he struggled with the man. Police said Ward had left his garage in the 200 block of S. Parrish St. after working on one of his cars and was walking home when he was assaulted by a man who threw him against the outside wall of a garage. Police said Ward pulled out a .22-caliber revolver and was struggling with the man when the gun went off. Police said the 32-year-old robbery suspect was taken by ambulance to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed in satisfactory condition today. Police said Ward was charged with a handgun violation.

BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Southeastern District -- Police arrested two men and charged them with breaking into an office at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and stealing medical equipment. Police said two men wearing white jackets broke into the office Tuesday night and stole equipment and supplies valued at more than $200. After the arrests, police recovered the property. Charged with burglary were Marcus D. Martin, 18, of the 1200 block of N. Chester St., and Anthony S. Banks, 26, of the 1600 block of N. Bond St.

THEFT: Southeastern District -- Employees of Hilte Associates Inc. reported that someone entered a construction site in the 1400 block of S. Clinton St. yesterday and stole hand and power tools valued at nearly $2,700.

THEFT: Southeastern District -- Royal Westwater, of the 9200 block of Satyr Hill Road in Baltimore County, reported that someone broke into his car that was parked in the 200 block of S. Washington St. and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Michael Jenkins, of the 800 block of E. Preston St., told police he was walking in the 400 block of N. Gay St. around 3 p.m. yesterday when he was approached from the rear by a man who stole his bag. Jenkins told police the bag contained cash and property, all valued at more than $200, and that the man fled onto Forrest Street.

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 3200 block of McElderry St. reported that someone broke into her home yesterday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and stole a TV set and a computer game. Police said the property was valued at more than $500 and that entry was gained through a basement door.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Howard Sample, of the 3100 block of Elmora Ave., reported he was walking near his home Tuesday evening when he was stopped by two men in their late teens or early 20s who demanded his property. Police said one man had a handgun and that the pair robbed Sample of of his wallet, shoes and jewelry.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Kennewick Road reported that someone entered his home and stole a microwave oven valued at $400. Police said the lack of any signs of forced entry indicated that entry may have been with a key.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Tina Marie Seal, of the 3800 block Belair Road, reported that while she was inside a restaurant in the 3500 block of Belair Road someone opened her purse and removed more than $100.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a report of a shoplifting at the Farm Fresh food store in the 2400 block of Belair Road yesterday arrested a 39-year-old man who ** attempted to leave the store without paying for 17 bottles of hair shampoo. Police said the man was held by a store security officer until the arrival of uniformed district officers. Police said the man was at the Eastern District lockup pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a deliveryman for the Domino's Pizza shop in the 6300 block of Sherwood Ave. was about to make a delivery in the 6000 block of Yorkwood Road Tuesday night when he was stopped by two men, both in their 20s, who ordered him to give up his money and the pizza he was carrying. Police said one of the men had a sawed-off shotgun and that they escaped with nearly $15 and a pizza valued at $7.

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