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ANNAPOLIS/SOUTH COUNTY --

February 01, 1993

Two men charged with assault in shooting of two teen-agers

An Annapolis man was being held on $100,000 bond in the county detention center last night after he was charged with assault with intent to murder in the wounding of two youths during a shooting Saturday.

Damien Angelo Day, 18, of the 800 block of Brooke Court was accused of shooting at the youths after a fight shortly after 1 a.m. in the 1100 block of President St., near the Harbor House public housing complex. He was charged with two counts each of assault with intent to murder, assault and reckless endangerment.

A second man, Ronnie Lee Downs, 18, of the 700 block of Newtowne Drive was charged with assault and reckless endangerment. He was released on $5,000 bond.

Police said two juveniles, whose names they refused to release, said they had been fighting with Mr. Downs and Mr. Day, whom they said they knew from school. The juveniles said one man pointed a sawedoff shotgun at them. They told police the other man pointed a revolver at them.

The juveniles began to run and heard one of the men say that he was going to shoot. They heard two shotgun blasts and were struck by pellets in their backs, hands and arms. The youths were treated at Anne Arundel Medical Center and released.

Police said arrested Mr. Downs about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Mr. Day was arrested about 15 minutes later. Weapons were not recovered.

Gunman robs victim of jacket, $300

An Annapolis man told police he was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night of his leather jacket, pager and $300, police said.

Lawrence Hawkins told police Thursday morning that he had been walking home to his apartment in Bay Ridge Gardens about 10:15 p.m. when two men approached him, pointed a gun at him and forced him to his knees. He said he delayed reporting the robbery because he was shaken by the incident.

Va. man arrested on weapon charge

A Virginia man was arrested Thursday night on a handgun violation in Annapolis after police searched him.

City police were investigating a reported shooting in Newtowne 20, one of Annapolis' 10 public housing projects, and noticed a man matching the description of the suspect walking down the street just before 8 p.m. The officers frisked him and found a loaded .357-caliber handgun. Michael L. Booker, 31, of Arlington was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

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