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January 14, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

One man shot, another stabbed outside apartment

RANDALLSTOWN -- County police were seeking three men last night in the shooting of one man and the stabbing of another outside an apartment near Randallstown. One man was treated at Sinai Hospital and the other at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Their conditions and identities were not available.

Cpl. Vickie Warehime, a police spokeswoman, said the violence broke out about 8 p.m. when the occupant of an apartment in the first block of Valdivia Court at Twin Lakes Apartments opened his door for a visitor.

Three men, one with a handgun and another with a knife, appeared behind the visitor. When the gunman pointed his weapon at the head of one victim, a struggle broke out. One man was shot in the back and the other stabbed multiple times before the trio fled.

Warehime said a motive in the attack was not known.

Design standards on agenda at 2 meetings

PERRY HALL -- The latest in a series of public meetings on residential design standards for Baltimore County will be held at 7 p.m. today at Perry Hall High School, 4601 Ebenezer Road.

The last of the meetings will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Patapsco High School, 8100 Wise Ave., Dundalk.

The meetings are sponsored by the county Office of Planning.

Agency sets deadline for holiday tree collection

TOWSON -- Baltimore County residents in single-family houses and townhouses have until Sunday to set out their Christmas trees for recycling collection.

The Bureau of Solid Waste Management requires trees to be left at curbs, not in alleys. Curbside collection of trees will continue through Jan. 26.

Information: 410-887-2000.

Highway agency to discuss Charles St. improvements

TOWSON -- The State Highway Administration will hold the first of four community meetings with Baltimore-area residents tomorrow.

District Engineer David J. Malkowski will discuss planned road and aesthetic improvements along Charles Street between Bellona Avenue and Northern Parkway.

The 7 p.m. meeting will be held at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, 6200 N. Charles St.

In Baltimore City

Man, 18, fatally shot in 6th homicide of year

An 18-year-old man was fatally shot last night, moments after leaving an East Baltimore house, in the city's sixth homicide of the year. City police said they knew of no suspect or motive in the slaying.

The victim, Darrell King, 18, of the 500 block of N. Robinson St., was with friends in a house in the 900 block of N. Patterson Park Ave. about 9:45 p.m. when he told them he was leaving and would return in a few minutes, said police Detective Roscoe Lewis.

Seconds later, Lewis said, the friends heard a gunshot and saw King lying on the pavement in front of the house. He was bleeding from a gunshot wound to the upper body and died about 15 minutes later at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Anyone with information about the slaying is asked to call Lewis at 410-396-2100.

Neighborhood groups can apply for grants

The Baltimore "NeighborGood" Program, which provides grants of up to $1,000 for events held in the city, is accepting applications through Friday.

The program, sponsored by Comcast Cable and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, accepts applications from neighborhood associations or nonprofit groups with at least 10 members. Events proposed for funding must be free, open to the public and geared to strengthening Baltimore's neighborhoods.

Information: 410-752-8632 or www.baltimoreevents.org.

Federal money available for food, shelter programs

A local board of charities is seeking applicants for federal money to improve emergency food and shelter programs in Baltimore.

A board of representatives of local organizations including the American Red Cross of Central Maryland, Catholic Charities and other service providers will distribute the money -- part of an award of $564,496 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to strengthen Baltimore programs.

Applicants should contact Scott Knox, local board chairman, at 410-764-7000, Ext. 5020. Applications must be received by tomorrow.

Police seek motive in killing of 18-year-old

Police are investigating the death of a West Baltimore man who was shot Friday night.

Police found Nathaniel Snuggs, 18, of the 700 block of N. Appleton St. in a rear alley in the 1900 block of Harlem Ave. about 11:15 p.m.

Police know of no motive or suspect.

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