Police identified Torin Jarmel Coleman, 18, of the 100...

City/County Digest

December 31, 1998|By From staff reports

COCKEYSVILLE — Police identified Torin Jarmel Coleman, 18, of the 100 block of N. Kossuth St. yesterday as the man who was fatally shot Tuesday night in Southwest Baltimore.

Detective Homer Pennington said fingerprints were used to identity Coleman, who was shot by an unidentified gunman about 10 p.m. in the 500 block of Denison St., about six blocks north of Coleman's home. An only child who lived with his mother, Coleman died about 10: 30 p.m. at St. Agnes HealthCare, Pennington said.

He said police were unaware of a motive for the killing. Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide unit at 410-396-2100.

COCKEYSVILLE -- A man was struck and killed last night crossing York Road a few blocks from his Cockeysville home, county police said.

Police said Francis X. McLean, 88, was crossing the 9800 block of York Road, north of Gibbons Boulevard, about 6 p.m. and was not in a pedestrian crosswalk when he stepped into the path of a southbound 1992 Jeep Cherokee. McLean, of the 10000 block of Daventry Drive, suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at 6: 33 p.m. at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, police said.

Police said that pedestrian error contributed to the accident and that no charges were placed against the driver, a woman, 39, who was not injured.

Parkville library to offer talk on 'Internet Basics'

PARKVILLE

PARKVILLE -- A demonstration and talk on "Internet Basics" will be held at 9: 05 a.m. Saturdayat the Parkville-Carney branch of Baltimore County Public Library.

People can learn how to access and use the World Wide Web.

Registration: 410-887-5353 or visit the library, 9509 Harford Road.

Holiday train garden on display at fire museum

LUTHERVILLE

LUTHERVILLE -- A holiday train garden, featuring firefighting equipment dating to 1806, will be featured Saturday and Sunday at the Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301 York Road.

The garden portrays an American town in miniature with more than 40 pieces, including horse-drawn vehicles. A working telegraph fire alarm system and Donald Duck home fire survival plan also will be shown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Information: 410-321-7500.

Expert on aging to speak at Talmudical Academy

PIKESVILLE

PIKESVILLE -- The increasing number of people in the United States living to be more than 100 years old will be the topic of a talk tomorrow at the Talmudical Academy of Baltimore, 4445 Old Court Road, Pikesville.

Constance Anne Krach, a Middle River resident and a statistician at the Census Bureau, will speak at 12: 45 p.m. She is an expert in the area of aging and the workplace.

Information: 410-484-6600.

Pub Date: 12/31/98

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