Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Southern District -- Police said a...


February 03, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Southern District -- Police said a 25-year-old resident of the 800 block of Jack St. was listed in serious condition today at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after being shot last night during an incident at his home. The victim told police he was home shortly before 8 p.m. when three men entered his second-floor apartment. The man told police that while he sat on a couch, one of the three men sat in a nearby chair near a table. That man, the victim reported, then pulled out a small caliber semiautomatic handgun and placed it on a table in front of him. The victim told police the man then demanded $80 from him. Police said when the victim told the man he had no money, the man picked up the gun and shot the victim in the shoulder and right thigh. Police said the wounded man then ran into the kitchen and was hiding behind the refrigerator when the gunman entered the kitchen and fired another shot. That shot, police said, struck the wounded man in the left thigh. Following the shooting, the gunman and his accomplices fled. Police said the wounded man cried out for help and was found moments later by a neighbor, who summoned an ambulance. Police said no arrests had been made.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 4500 block of N. Charles St. told police he was walking in the 2500 block of N. Charles St. shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man who demanded his money while implying he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man escaped with the victim's wallet that contained $50.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said two men, one armed with ar handgun, entered the McDonald's outlet in the first block of W. North Ave. shortly before midnight yesterday and ordered an employee to give them money from the cash register. Police said the clerk complied and that the men escaped with an undisclosed sum.

ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of George St. reported he was walking near his home around 10 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man who verbally threatened him if he didn't give up his wallet. Police said the victim gave the man his wallet that contained about $15. Police said the man then escaped on foot.

ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported a man walking in the first block of E. Eager St. shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday stopped a woman as she approached and asked her for money. The victim, a resident of the 100 block of S. Castle St., told police the man then displayed a handgun and demanded her purse. Police said the gunman escaped with cash and property, all valued at about $25.

THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a shoplifting report at the Ames department store in the 2500 block of Belair Road Saturday night arrested a 31-year-old woman who attempted to leave the store without paying for several pieces of clothing and shoes. Police said the merchandise was valued at nearly $73 and that the woman was being held at the women's detention center at the Central District pending theft charges.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man Saturday night after he attempted to leave the Ames department store in the 2500 block of Belair Road without paying for several blank VCR tapes. Police said the 41-year-old man was being held at the Eastern District pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of Kimble Road reported that someone broke into her home Saturday night and stole several pieces of jewelry and an undisclosed sum. Police said entry was gained by forcing a rear basement door and that the value of the property was not known.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said a resident of the 1700 block of Gorsuch Ave. was walking in the 2600 block of Aisquith St. early yesterday morning when she was accosted by a man known to her as "Pete" who shoved her against the wall of a building and demanded her money. Police said the victim gave $5 to the man, who escaped on foot.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4300 block of Raspe Ave. reported that someone entered onto the front porch of her home and stole an antique wrought-iron bench. Police said the victim reported that the bench was valued at more than $1,000.

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