SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5400 block of Cedonia Ave. was in critical condition today at Francis Scott Key Medical Center after being shot shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday. Police said Irvin Charlton left his apartment around 7 p.m. and went to a nearby park to seek retaliation against someone who earlier had assaulted his brother. Police said that when Mr. Charlton confronted his intended target in the 5700 block of Radecke Ave., he was shot in the abdomen and left thigh. Police said the assailant escaped.
SHOOTING: Eastern District -- Germaine Coleman, 19, of the 1600 block of Ensor St., was standing on a corner in the 1500 block of N. Dallas St. shortly before 9 p.m. yesterday when a man drove up to him in a white Chevrolet Blazer. Witnesses told police the driver pointed a handgun out the window and fired a shot that struck Mr. Coleman in the left hip. The victim was taken to Francis Scott Key Medical Center, where he was in good condition today. Police said the gunman drove away.
SHOOTING: Eastern District -- A resident of the 1700 block of N. Caroline St. was in serious but stable condition today at the University of Maryland Medical Center after he was shot in the back last night in the 1400 block of E. Lanvale St. Police said the victim, Tyrone McNair, 17, was shot with a 9mm semiautomatic handgun shortly before 9 p.m. Police said young McNair, who allegedly was armed with a .410-gauge shotgun, was attempting to flee from a shootout with another man when he was hit in the back. Police said they recovered several 9mm shell casings and at least one spent shell casing from the shotgun. Police said neither weapon was recovered.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Venable Ave. reported that he was in the 1900 block of E. North Ave. around 12:30 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one with a handgun, who robbed him of cash and property, all valued at more than $100.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Someone broke into a car over the weekend while it was parked in the 1600 block of E. Lanvale St. and stole two bags of clothing of unknown value. The owner, who lives nearby, told police one of the car's windows had been broken.
BURGLARY: Eastern District -- Employees of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 1100 block of E. North Ave. at Aisquith Street told police that someone broke into the business through a side window Sunday night or early yesterday and stole nearly $100 worth of spicy chicken wings.
ABDUCTION/RAPE: Eastern District -- A 22-year-old woman reported that she was forced into a van over the weekend and driven to the 300 block of E. Preston St., where she was raped by two men. The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment and released.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Employees of Stash's Place in the 1200 block of N. Potomac St. reported that someone stole more than $100 from a secured place yesterday. Police said a woman known to the owner of the business is being sought.
THEFT/ARRESTS: Eastern District -- Police arrested two men yesterday afternoon and were holding them at the station pending theft charges after they attempted to leave a food store without paying for several containers of spices. Police said the men, ages 32 and 41, were detained by a store security officer at the Farm Fresh store in the 1600 block of E. North Ave.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- A 30-year-old woman reported she was in the 2000 block of E. Lafayette Ave. Saturday afternoon when she was accosted by two men, one with a revolver, who forced her into a nearby alley. There, the men threatened to kill the woman and robbed her of $15 and a money order valued at more than $130.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Reisterstown Road reported he was walking along the street near his home around 8:30 p.m. Sunday when he was stopped by two men, one with a handgun, who robbed him of $20.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Two men, one with a handgun, accosted a man who was riding his mountain bike in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. late Sunday night, forced him off the bike and stole it. The victim told police the multispeed bike was valued at nearly $200.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A woman told police she was in the 2500 block of Francis St. shortly before 3 a.m. yesterday when a man she knows threatened her with a knife and stole her 1991 Nissan Sentra. Police said the man and the car had not been located.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men who entered a food market in the 1800 block of W. Lanvale St. shortly before 11 a.m. yesterday and robbed an employee of more than $100 after striking him in the face. Police said the victim, an employee of the D&S Market, was not seriously injured.