Police charge man in one of three unrelated killings

July 26, 1999|By Richard Irwin and Kristine Henry | Richard Irwin and Kristine Henry,SUN STAFF

A man was charged yesterday with first-degree murder in one of three unrelated slayings Saturday in Baltimore, police said.

About 2 p.m. Saturday, Tyrone Green, 24, of the 2800 block of Winchester St. was fatally shot in the upper torso during an argument with another man in a house in the 500 block of Brunswick St. near Gwynns Fall Park in Southwest Baltimore, police said.

Information from witnesses led to the arrest of a suspect at the scene.

Deandre K. Chase, 22, of the 900 block of N. Gilmor St. was charged yesterday with first-degree murder and using a handgun in the commission of a felony, police said. Chase was being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail review hearing today in District Court.

The latest homicide was reported about midnight Saturday by a police officer, who saw a burning car in the 4400 block of Garrison Blvd. at Fernhill Avenue in Northwest Baltimore and found a man, who had been shot, slumped over a seat.

Donald Wesley Pinkney, 21, of the 3000 block of Westmont Ave. was pronounced dead at the scene, said Detective John Riddick.

Police declined to describe the car or identify its owner. They said they had no suspect and had not determined a motive for the slaying.

About 11 p.m. Saturday, police responding to a shooting report found the body of a man in a small public park in the 1500 block of Edmondson Ave. near Harlem Park Middle School in West Baltimore.

Tyrone Blackwell, 20, of the 400 block of S. Pulaski St. had been shot several times, said Detective Roscoe Lewis. Police said they had no suspect and knew of no motive for the slaying.

Pub Date: 7/26/99

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