SHOOTING: Central District -- A Forest Park man was shot in the chest during an attempted robbery at 1:20 a.m. in the 1700 block of Eutaw Place. Police said Carl Pendleton, 39, of the 3300 block of Belle Ave., was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. But after the shot was fired, the gunman and his accomplice fled without robbing Mr. Pendleton, who was rushed by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in critical condition.
ROBBERY: Western District -- The owner of an auto repair garage in the 1100 block of West North Avenue reported he was robbed of an undisclosed sum of cash yesterday morning. Lee Quillen, 46, owner of Quillen's Amoco station, told police he was walking to his office after picking up a bank bag containing cash from the booth next to the self-service gas pumps about 8 a.m. yesterday and was in the company of another employee when a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a gun approached. The gunman took the bank bag and ran east on North Avenue.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two men and charged them yesterday with the armed robbery of a man in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. Police said the men also were charged with an armed robbery at in East Baltimore about an hour earlier. Police said a resident of the 3000 block of Tioga Parkway reported he was in the 1800 block of N. Fulton Ave. about 3 a.m. yesterday when he was robbed of his money by two men, one armed with a handgun. The victim told police the men drove off in a white car. Later, Officer Edward Gorwell spotted the car in the 1100 block of Whitelock St. and arrested the occupants. The men, Rahem Elalikhidr, 22, of the 2100 block of Jefferson St., and Gerry Martin, 25, of the 1200 block of Lindenleaf Court, were identified by the victim and charged with armed robbery. Police said the two men also were charged with robbing a person about an hour earlier at North and Greenmount avenues. Police said Mr. Elalikhidr was held overnight at the station in lieu of $30,000 and that Mr. Martin was held in lieu of $35,000. Police said a gun used in the North Fulton Avenue robbery was not recovered.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Two men walking near their home in the 700 block of Winan's Way Sunday night were robbed of their money by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said the victims were nearing their home shortly before 8 p.m. when they were stopped. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled with $30.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4500 block of Weitzel Ave. reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and stole a chain saw. Police said the equipment was valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Property valued at nearly $300 was stolen from a 1985 Plymouth over the weekend while the vehicle was parked in the 1300 block of Pentridge Road. The car's owner told police stereo radio equipment was taken.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Cameron Road was robbed Sunday night while talking on an outside telephone in the 5600 block of The Alameda. Police said the victim was using the phone when two men, one armed with a handgun, approached him from the rear and demanded he give them his money. After giving the armed man and his accomplice his wallet that contained a small sum of cash, the victim fled and escaped injury.
SHOOTING/ARREST: Southwestern District -- Police were questioning a man in connection with the shooting Sunday evening of a man in the 800 block of North Augusta Ave. Police said the victim, Edward Alton, of the 700 block of N. Augusta, was accosted by a man armed with a shotgun about 5 p.m. Sunday who fired a blast that struck the victim in the right leg. Police said Mr. Alton was taken to a hospital and that a suspect was arrested a short time later. He was expected to be charged with multiple offenses, police said.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2800 block of Dukeland St. reported he was in the 3000 block of Grantley St. Sunday night when a gunman took two beepers worth more than $100 and some cash from him.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed a laundromat of an undisclosed sum of money yesterday. Police said a man entered the Good Deal laundromat in the 4100 block of Patterson Ave. about 8:30 a.m. and ordered an employee to give him the contents of the cash register while pointing a handgun at the clerk. Police said that after the clerk gave the gunman all the currency in the register, the man ran out the door and escaped.
THEFT: Northwestern District -- Police reported a man stole several pieces of clothing from a store in the 2800 block of Liberty Heights Ave. Police said a man entered the Princess Shop at 2813 Liberty Heights Ave. yesterday afternoon and left moments later with clothing valued at nearly $40.