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October 01, 1993|By Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore city and county, reported by Richard Irwin.


* SHOOTING/SUICIDE: Southeastern District -- A 30-year-old man committed suicide Wednesday night after shooting his wife, also 30, following an argument in their home. The couple's

names were not immediately released. Police arrived at the house in the 100 block of N. Milton Ave. about 11 p.m. Wednesday and found the man dead in a rear room from a gunshot wound to the head. In another room, police found the man's wife bleeding from a gunshot wound to the stomach. She was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was reported in critical but stable condition. The case remains under investigation.

* ROBBERY TRY: Northern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Holland Ave. was walking to work in the 100 block of W. 22nd St. Wednesday when a gunman placed the weapon to her side and demanded her money. When the woman told the gunman she had no money, he walked away.

* SHOOTING: Western District -- Two men were in the first block of N. Monroe St. Wednesday afternoon when a gunman shot both of them and escaped. One victim, a resident of the first block of N. Monroe St., was shot in the left leg and was reported in good condition at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The second victim, a resident of the 7300 block of Fairbrook Road in western Baltimore County, was shot in the right leg and was listed in good condition at Bon Secours Hospital.

* ASSAULT/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man who struck a female resident of the 2100 block of Herbert St. with a length of wood during an argument at her home Wednesday. The woman was not seriously injured. The man, who is known to the woman, was being held at the station pending aggravated assault charges.

* SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of Park Heights Ave. was arguing with three men about money near his home Wednesday afternoon when one of them shot him. The victim was taken to Sinai Hospital for treatment. His condition was not available.

* BURGLARY: Southern District -- A TV, radio and refrigerator were stolen from a house in the 2600 block of Woodview Road between Sept. 22 and Wednesday by someone who entered through a rear bathroom window.

* ROBBERY: Southern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed two men in the 1200 block of Hollins St. Wednesday night. One victim, a resident of the 1300 block of Hillman St., was robbed of $75. The other victim, a resident of the 1400 block of Carroll St., lost $50 to the robbers.

* BURGLARY: Southern District -- Property of unknown value was stolen from Fairfield Containers in the 1500 block of Russell St. by someone who entered the business Wednesday night and ransacked several offices. During the burglary, the company's surveillance camera was broken.

* CARJACKING: Southern District -- A resident of the 300 block of Arden Road was walking toward his parked 1979 Chevrolet in the 2500 block of Joseph Ave. Wednesday night when a gunman placed the weapon in his back and took his keys. After shoving the motorist aside, the gunman drove off in the car, which has Maryland tags XVT108.

* BURGLARY: Southern District -- Clothing, jewelry and a TV, all valued at more than $1,000, were stolen from a house in the 900 block of Bunche St. Wednesday.


* ROBBERY: Towson District -- Three men, one with a gun, entered the Towson Bootery in the 400 block of York Road Wednesday night and ordered at least one employee and an unknown number of customers down onto the floor. The men then stole an undisclosed sum of money from the cash register and a safe before robbing the employees and customers of their money and valuables.

* BURGLARY: Parkville District -- Someone entered K & K hardware in the 9700 block of Belair Road late Wednesday night by removing the front door from its hinges and stole more than $100 from the cash register. The burglary was discovered by police responding to the burglar alarm.

* BURGLARY: Cockeysville District -- Two homes next to each other in the 700 block of Pineridge Drive in Timonium were entered Wednesday by someone who stole two purses containing cash and property, valued at more than $150. One house was entered through an unlocked kitchen door. The other was entered by activating the automatic garage door device in a car parked in the driveway and then entering the house through the garage.

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