Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Northeastern District -- A...


September 26, 1994|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- A 15-year-old resident of the 3900 block of Erdman Ave. was listed today in critical condition at the Bayview Medical Center after being shot during an argument with five other youths at the Erdman Avenue shopping center in the 2500 block of Edison Highway Sunday afternoon. During the argument, the youth was assaulted and ran inside a Radio Shack. The youths followed the victim inside the store, where one of them pulled a sawed-off shotgun from under his T-shirt and shot the victim in the head. The armed suspect and his companions fled. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The store's security camera was on during the shooting and may have recorded the shooting. The film was confiscated by police and was being viewed for possible identification of the suspects.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A man was walking in the 2500 block of Frederick Ave. over the weekend when he was attacked by four youths who struck him with their fists and at least one handgun while robbing him of his jewelry. During the robbery, two of the youths punctured two tires of the man's car. The victim was taken to Bon Secours Hospital for treatment of head wounds and released. No arrests had been made.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Keswick Road was riding a multi-speed bicycle near his home Sunday when a gunman robbed him of the bike, valued at $569.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the first block of E. 25th St. through a second-floor window Sunday and stole a VCR valued at $300.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- More than a dozen adult video tapes valued at $680 were stolen from Discount Books Inc. in the 3200 block of Greenmount Ave. Sunday by someone who broke the front window with a brick.

CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a resident of the 4000 block of Reisterstown Road of his 1992 Toyota Corolla with tags BGR 806 in the 3800 block of Greenspring Ave. Sunday.

STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A rented 1994 Dodge with tags BNP 906 was stolen from the 3000 block of Garrison Blvd. Saturday.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed a resident of the 2400 block of Keyworth Ave. of $65 in the 5800 block of Reisterstown Road Saturday.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A 37-year-old resident of the 1600 block of W. Lexington St. was struck over the head with a potted plant on the front porch of a house in the 2300 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Sunday night by a gunman who robbed him of a watch valued at $150.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a man who allegedly robbed a 31-year-old Randallstown woman of $10 in the 1800 block of W. Lexington St. Sunday night. While the victim was reporting the robbery to an officer, she saw the suspect drive by. Arrested and charged with assault and robbery was Sherman Wiggins, 28, of the 4200 block of McDowell Lane, Baltimore County.

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AUTO THEFT TRY: Garrison Precinct -- Someone attempted to steal a 1987 Acura Legend in the 100 block of Soft Wind Court over the weekend after breaking a window and damaging the ignition and cutting the steering wheel. Damage was set at $500.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Cockeysville Precinct -- A White Hall man was standing in a parking lot in the 21300 block of York Road in Parkton Sunday night when an intoxicated man armed with a knife robbed him of a small sum of money. Later, police arrested a suspect in his 30s a short distance from the robbery scene and were holding him at the precinct station pending robbery and deadly weapon charges.

STOLEN CAR: Towson Precinct -- A 1991 Dodge Spirit with tags PBP 503 was stolen early today from the 1100 block of Lakeside Drive.

STOLEN CAR: White Marsh Precinct -- A 1992 Ford Mustang with tags ZPZ 745 and valued at $17,000 was stolen Sunday from the first block of Willow Path Court.


CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

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