SHOOTING: Eastern District -- An 18-year-old resident of the 1200 block of E. North Ave. was exiting a house in the 1800 block of Hope St. Tuesday night when a gunman approached and shot him in the right shoulder. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and released. Police said the shooting was in retaliation for an incident that occurred last week. No arrest had been made.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Property valued at $300 was stolen from a house in the 3500 block of Chestnut Ave. Tuesday by someone who entered after cutting out a section of screen from a door.
STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1991 Pontiac with Maryland tags ABM 57E was stolen from the 2700 block of Maryland Ave. Tuesday.
THEFT: Northern District -- An air conditioner valued at more than $200 was stolen from the dining room window of a house in the 400 block of E. 28th St. Tuesday.
RAPE: Southwestern District -- Police were seeking a 16-year-old boy in connection with the rape May 31 of a girl in the 2300 block of Washington Boulevard. The rape was reported Tuesday.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 3300 block of Powhattan Ave. was riding a bike near his home Sunday when he was assaulted by another youth who stole the bike.
THEFT: Northwestern District -- A handgun and $50, all valued at more than $300, were stolen from a 1986 Toyota parked in the 3400 block of Virginia Ave. Monday.
BURGLARY: Parkville Precinct -- Someone entered Beltway Plaza liquors in the 7600 block of Belair Road Tuesday after breaking a glass door and stole nearly $2,000 worth of assorted brands of cigarettes.
BURGLARY/CAR THEFT: Parkville Precinct -- Property valued at more than $1,300 was stolen from a house in the 2500 block of Windsor Road Tuesday by someone who entered through an opened window. Also taken were the occupant's 1987 Nissan Sentra and a set of keys.
METRO CRIME STOPPERS
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Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.