Liquor store owner killed woman also shot in Odenton

Virginia man fatally shot while driving in Baltimore

September 01, 1996|By Kaana Smith and Brenda J. Buote | Kaana Smith and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF

An Odenton liquor store owner died yesterday after an unidentified man opened fire in the shop, one of three fatal shootings under investigation yesterday in the Baltimore area.

Police said the owner of Tom's Liquor and Korean Restaurant in the 1500 block of Annapolis Road was killed shortly before 7 p.m. when a man entered the store and started shooting.

A second victim, a woman, was also shot, police said. None of the victims was identified by police last night. Investigators were looking for the gunman, who fled before police arrived.

In an unrelated incident, Robert L. Dendy, 51, of Virginia died of multiple gunshot wounds shortly before 5: 30 p.m. yesterday after someone fired a volley of bullets into the 1992 Plymouth van he was driving south in the 1600 block of N. Monroe St.

Baltimore homicide Detective Gary Hoover said he had no suspect and no motive. Dendy was pronounced pronounced dead at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Baltimore police said they also are investigating the slaying of an unidentified man in his late teens or early 20s who was found dead of gunshot wounds shortly after 4 p.m. Friday in the 6600 block of Armstrong Ave. in Northwest Baltimore. No motive has been determined and no suspects have been found, police said.

In a separate incident yesterday, a 44-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen shortly before 6: 30 a.m.

Police said Stella Williams of the 7200 block of N. Alter St. in western Baltimore County was at home with her husband when she was shot.

Williams was at Northwest Hospital Center in Randallstownin satisfactory condition last night.

Pub Date: 9/01/96

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