Youth, 17, charged in shooting near school

October 11, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A 17-year-old Northeast Baltimore youth was charged in a warrant yesterday in the Thursday afternoon shooting of a teen-ager near the football field at Lake Clifton-Eastern High School.

Bobby Larry Saunders of the 3100 block of Ravenwood Ave. was charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder, a felony handgun violation, assault and possession of a deadly weapon on school property.

Jason Crowthers, 18, of the 3300 block of Lyndale Ave. was shot in what police described as an ambush . After being struck once in the right thigh, Crowthers ran onto the field, where he collapsed during a junior varsity game, police said. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Pub date: 10/11/98

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