Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Central District -- A 24-year-old...


January 27, 1992|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 -- A 24-year-old West Baltimore resident reported he was in the hallway on the ninth floor of an apartment building in the 1000 block of Argyle Ave. around 9 p.m. Saturday when a man with a handgun fired at least two shots at him. Police said the gunman fled and the victim was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was admitted with gunshot wounds to both thighs. Police said they had not determined a motive the shooting.

SHOOTING: Central District -- Police said a city man was walking in the 1900 block of Druid Hill Ave. shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday when a beige-colored car pulled up near him and stopped. The man reported that when someone in the car called out to him, he turned and was walking away when he was shot in the left forearm. The car, police said, sped off. Police said the victim was taken to the emergency room of the University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and was released. The victim told police he did not recognize the man who shot him.

ASSAULT/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police early Saturday morning arrested three people and today were seeking another on charges of shooting at a man in the 1800 block of Guilford Ave. Police said the incident began in the first block of E. North Ave. around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when the victim, a resident of southwest Baltimore, stared at a man who resented the stare and threatened the victim. After being threatened, the victim got into his car and drove off, followed by another car occupied by two men and two women. During a chase downtown, one of the occupants of the second car fired several shots at the victim's car. Police responding to shots being fired pursued the car with four people in it until it pulled over at Light and Conway streets. The driver jumped out and escaped. Three others were arrested. Charged with assault by shooting and possession of a handgun were Terry Glenn, 22, an out-of town resident; Danita Valentine, 19, of the 800 block of Bradhurst Road, Baltimore; and Terrah Paige, 18, of the 200 block of Championship Court in Owings Mills, Baltimore County. Police said a .44 Magnum handgun was found under a seat in the car and Mr. Glenn had live rounds and empty shell casings in his pockets when arrested. Police said Mr. Glenn denied shooting the gun. Police said the three were held overnight at the police station pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of a high-rise apartment building in West Baltimore reported he was in the first block of Market Place late Saturday night when he was accosted by two men, one with a knife, who demanded his money. Police said the victim gave up $20 to the two men, who escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said a resident of Eastern Avenue was walking in the 1100 block of Eutaw St. around 11 p.m. Saturday when he was stopped by two men, one with a silver-plated handgun, who demanded he give up his money. Police said the thieves escaped after the victim gave them more than $100.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said two residents of Pennsylvania Avenue were walking in the 1300 block of Myrtle Ave. early yesterday morning when they were stopped by two men, who had a sawed-off shotgun and a handgun. Police said the armed pair demanded their money and escaped with nearly $250 from one victim and nearly $150 from the other.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A 49-year-old resident of West 29th Street reported she was walking in the alley behind the 2600 block of N. Charles St. around 7:30 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by two men, one with a handgun, who demanded she give up her purse. Police said the men robbed the woman of cash and property, all valued at $100, and drove off in a midsize white car.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said a 26-year-old woman was about to enter her car shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday after withdrawing money from a 24-hour automated teller machine outside a bank in the first block of E. North Ave. when she was accosted by two men, one with a handgun, who robbed her and escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A 36-year-old Pimlico resident told police he was in the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when he was approached from the rear by a man with a sawed-off shotgun who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the victim gave the gunman his wallet containing $85. Police said that during the robbery the gunman pointed the shotgun at the victim's head and threatened to shoot him if he didn't cooperate.

THEFT: Northern District -- An out-of-town man told police that while his car was parked in the 900 block of Druid Park Lake Drive over the weekend someone broke into it and stole two tool boxes containing hand and power tools. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that two men the victim knows were being sought.

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