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April 21, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Police seek information in Clifton Avenue killing

A man in his early 20s was shot and killed early yesterday in West Baltimore after exchanging gunfire with several suspects, Baltimore police said.

Kevin Shell was shot in the head about 12:30 a.m. in the 4900 block of Clifton Ave. and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2100.

Man arrested, charged in Glen Burnie man's killing

A Cherry Hill man was being held without bail yesterday on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Glen Burnie resident in August, Baltimore police said.

Erza N. Mable, 19, of the 800 block of Roundview Road was charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Kevin Dukes of the 6400 block of Miami Ave.

Dukes was found in his Acura Legend on Aug. 30 in the 3300 block of Round Road, police said.

W. Baltimore man charged in 1998 death of woman, 21

A West Baltimore man was being held without bail yesterday on murder charges in the death of a 21-year-old woman found strangled in a burning rowhouse in December 1998, Baltimore police said.

Cedric A. Walker, 35, of the 1900 block of E. 31st St. was charged with first-degree murder and assault in the death of Latisha Turner of Baltimore.

Baltimore firefighters found Turner's body on the second floor of the rowhouse in the 1600 block of N. Ellamont St. on Christmas Day, officials said.

In Anne Arundel

Balto. Co. watermen fined for taking illegal rockfish

ANNAPOLIS -- Two Baltimore County commercial watermen caught in February with 119 undersize rockfish at Bodkin Creek pleaded guilty to the violation yesterday in District Court.

Vincent L. Jordan, 28, of the 5600 block of Carville Ave. in Halethorpe and Leroy L. Ferstermann III, 30, of the 600 block of New Jersey Ave. in Essex were fined $7,000 each -- with the payment of $6,400 suspended -- and placed on probation for a year. Ferstermann pleaded guilty to another fishing violation last year, court records show.

Department of Natural Resources officers stopped the watermen Feb. 23, authorities said.

In Baltimore County

11 students hospitalized when buses tap mirrors

LANSDOWNE -- Eleven students from Lansdowne Middle School were taken to two area hospitals yesterday after the bus in which they were riding tapped mirrors with another bus.

The incident occurred in the school's bus circle about 1:30 p.m., said Charles A. Herndon, school system spokesman. Eleven students complained of neck and back aches, he said.

The students were taken to St. Agnes HealthCare and Harbor Hospital Center.

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