Police were seeking a motive and suspect in the slaying...

City/County Digest

October 15, 1997|By From staff reports

TOWSON — Police were seeking a motive and suspect in the slaying yesterday of a 15-year-old boy, who was shot on a crowded East Baltimore street.

The boy, whose name was withheld pending notification of family, was in the 1700 block of N. Broadway about 3: 15 p.m. when he was shot several times with a handgun, said Detective Don Gordon of the homicide unit.

Gordon said the mortally wounded youth stumbled into a nearby house and collapsed on the living room floor. Gordon said the youth was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he died at 4: 27 p.m.

Woman is fatally shot near home; man sought

A woman was fatally shot yesterday afternoon about a block from her West Baltimore home, and police were seeking a man with whom she was talking shortly before the shooting.

Detective Mark Wiedefeld of the homicide unit said Shawna Littia Pulley, 20, of the 1000 block of W. Franklin St. was shot in the head and both legs about 3 p.m. in the 900 block of Bennett Place. He said Pulley died at the scene.

About 30 minutes before the shooting, Pulley had picked up her two children from George Street Elementary School in the 600 block of Brune St. and walked them six blocks to their home, Wiedefeld said.

$700,000 fund-raising drive for mansion set to begin

A drive to raise $700,000 to restore the brownstone facade of the historic Garrett-Jacobs Mansion in Mount Vernon is to be launched tomorrow as part of a larger $6 million effort to upgrade the entire building.

The facade suffers from several problems, including erosion, exfoliation, blistering and cracking.

The Restoring the Great Facade drive is being conducted by the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion Endowment Fund, a nonprofit group established to preserve and restore the mansion at 11 W. Mount Vernon Place. Donations: 410-385-0775.

TOWSON -- The private foundation called Metro Crime Stoppers announced yesterday it is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those responsible for the Sept. 30 killing of a Catonsville man.

Donniel Rheubottom Sr., 36, and two friends were sitting on a curb about a block from his home when a man walked up and demanded money. The two friends fled. Rheubottom was shot once and died at the scene.

Anyone with information about the shooting may call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-800-281-6666.

SWAT, recovery experts to be featured at open house


ESSEX -- Police SWAT officers and underwater recovery experts will be featured Oct. 25 at an open house at the Baltimore County Police Department's Essex Precinct, 216 N. Marlyn Ave. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Capt. Jim Johnson, precinct commander, said officers from the department will answer questions about preventing burglary, auto theft and robbery. Specialists, such as the SWAT team members, will discuss their equipment and assignments.

Information: 887-0220.

Items from TV's "E.R." to be auctioned Saturday


DUNDALK -- Autographed scrubs and a script from the television show "E.R." are among items to be auctioned Saturday to benefit victims of domestic violence.

The annual Harvest of Hope Auction, sponsored by the Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County, will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Martin's Northpoint, 2317 North Point Blvd.

WMAR-TV anchorwoman Sandra Pinckney will make an appearance. Tickets cost $20 and include a buffet dinner. Information: 410-285-4357.

Pub Date: 10/15/97

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