2nd man charged in shooting of off-duty officer

April 24, 2001|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

The second of four men sought in the ambush shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer Saturday morning was arrested yesterday and charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Andre Travers, 23, of the 2500 block of Salerno Place surrendered to police at the Southern District about 10:30 a.m. and was taken to headquarters and charged, police said. Travers was being held at Central Booking and Intake Center pending a bail review hearing, police said.

Marcellius E. Henriques, 20, of the 2600 block of Pierpont Ave. was arrested Saturday and charged with attempted first-degree murder, police said. Henriques also is being held at Central Booking.

Two unidentified men are still being sought in the shooting of Officer Thomas G. Newman, 36. He was refueling his truck at a Cherry Hill Amoco station about 2 a.m. Saturday when four men taunted him, Newman reported, and drove off. Newman followed the car to Westport, where he was shot twice in the neck, police said. He was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center and released.

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