Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Central District -- Police today...


July 29, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Central District -- Police today continued their search for a gunman who fired several shots into a crowd of people outside Odell's nightclub in the first block of E. North Ave. Saturday night, seriously wounding a teen-ager. Police said the injured included a 24-year-old man and five youths, ages 15 to 17. Police said a man who had been involved in a fight outside the club returned to the scene a few minutes later with some friends in a brown Nissan Maxima. Police said that when the car neared the front of the club, the man who had been in the fight stood up in the car's open sunroof and fired several shots from a handgun. Police said the car sped off, leaving wounded people lying on the sidewalk. Police said all six were taken to hospitals and treated and released, with the exception of Antoine Sawyer, 16, of the 700 block of W. Mulberry St., who was shot in the chest and admitted in serious condition.

SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Police said Lynn Eric Norris, 26, of the 2400 block of E. Eager St., was in serious condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being shot once in the back by two men during an apparently drug-related incident. Police said Norris was standing at Preston and Rose streets early Saturday afternoon when a dark-colored Ford Bronco occupied by two men stopped. Police said the two, one carrying a handgun, got out of the vehicle and shot Norris in the back when he attempted to run. Police said that before the gunman and his accomplice got back into the vehicle, they robbed Norris of a quantity of drugs.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Sammy Dunbar, of New York City, reported he was in the 4900 block of York Road early yesterday when he was accosted by two men, one with a semiautomatic handgun, who robbed him of his wallet containing more than $100 and then stole his 1987 Nissan.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 4300 block of Wendover Road reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole property valued at $400. Police said the intruder unlocked a window screen, then opened the window.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone opened a door of a house in the first block of York Court and stole a wallet containing $100.

THEFT: Northern District -- Charles Evans, of the 2600 block of Liberty Heights Ave., reported that while his 1985 Jeep was parked in the 4500 block of N. Charles St. yesterday afternoon someone broke into it and stole a brown sports bag containing clothing valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1300 block of N. Calhoun St. reported that someone broke into her home through a second-floor rear window and stole meat and bakery goods.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a house in the 2100 block of N. Dukeland St. over the weekend and destroyed two TVs and a VCR. Police said the intruder also cut the telephone and cable TV wires. Police said damage was estimated at $700 and that no property appeared to have been taken from the home.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Willie Jones Jr., of the 1300 block of W. North Ave., told police he was in his house Saturday cleaning out a closet with the help of two men when they robbed him of his wallet containing nearly $80. Jones told police that when he turned his back after removing something from the closet, the men forced him to give up his wallet at knifepoint.

STABBING/ARREST: Western District -- Police said Thomas Flowers, 16, of the 1600 block of Lorman St., was listed in good condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after being stabbed in the abdomen while playing a computer game in his bedroom Saturday night. Police said Flowers was playing the game around 11 p.m. Saturday when his mother told him to turn it off. Police said the two became involved in an argument and that Flowers was stabbed with a 12-inch-long knife. Police said Sheila Patterson, 36, of the same address, was arrested and taken to the Women's Detention Center at the Central District, where she was charged with assault with intent to murder. Police said Patterson was held at the center for a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a girl was riding her bicycle in the 2100 block of Walbrook Ave. last night when she was assaulted by two boys who shoved her off the bike and stole it. Police said the 26-inch multispeed model was valued at ++ nearly $200. They said the girl was not injured.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone climbed up a fire escape to break into a house in the 1800 block of W. Baltimore St. and stole a VCR valued at nearly $250. Police said a man who lives in the 2400 block of Edmondson Ave. is being sought.

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