Man shot as crowd watches shootings leave 1 dead 3 hurt

September 06, 1992

A Baltimore man was shot on a city street late yesterday afternoon as a crowd watched, police said.

Police said a man approached the corner of East Lafayette and Guilford avenues shortly before 5 p.m. and ordered a group of people to disperse.

He then pulled a handgun, fired once and missed Ronald Hall, who ran down Lafayette Avenue. Mr. Hall, of the 3200 block of Lyndale Ave., slipped, fell and was shot three times.

Mr. Hall, whose age was unknown to police, was reported in critical but stable condition last night before he went into surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

On Park Heights Avenue, a city man was shot and wounded yesterday afternoon, police said.

Raymond Lee, of the 5100 block of Wolverton Ave., was shot in the back and the right elbow with a handgun about 2 p.m. in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. He was listed in critical condition at Sinai Hospital last night. Police said they had no suspects.

Late Friday night, one man was killed and another severely wounded in two other shootings in Baltimore.

Johnnie Bush, 34, of the 800 block of George St., was shot in the chest, arm and abdomen around 11 p.m., and was later pronounced dead at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

At about the same time, an 18-year-old Essex man was shot and wounded in Southeast Baltimore, police said.

Ronald Krumholtz, of the unit block of Weber Ave., was in critical condition late yesterday afternoon at Key Medical Center.

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