In Caroline County Man fatally shoots wife...

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January 28, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Caroline County

Man fatally shoots wife, mother-in-law, commits suicide

MARYDEL -- A 37-year-old man under a court order to stay away apparently fatally shot his wife and mother-in-law yesterday morning in their Marydel home before killing himself, state police reported.

Police identified the victims as 22-year-old Aeriela Aguilar and her mother, Sylvia Aguilar Morales, 41. Each had been shot once in the head inside their home on Main Street.

A witness told police that the gunman, Ernesto Bamaca, removed two young children from the home and put them in a pickup truck shortly before 9 a.m. He went back inside, shot Aguilar, kicked down a bedroom door and shot Morales, police said.

Investigators found that the victims had obtained a protective order last month against Bamaca, who was charged in a summons with assault and had moved out of the home. Bamaca was arrested last week by Delaware State Police on a concealed weapons charge, but police said firearms were not involved in that incident.

State troopers and county sheriff's deputies were sent to the home to investigate a 911 call from a distraught woman and were met at the door by the witness, police said.

In Baltimore City

Stolen decorative windows recovered at three stores

About 30 stolen stained-glass windows have been recovered from three Fells Point stores by city police conducting a three-month investigation into thefts of the decorative features from Baltimore rowhouses, authorities reported.

Sgt. Kevin L. Daniels, a police spokesman, said detectives from the Northeastern and Southeastern districts entered Fells Point Antique Mart and GMS Antiques, both in the 600 block of S. Broadway, and Ark Antiques in the 1700 block of Aliceanna St. on Friday and seized windows that had been reported stolen by their owners in burglaries and thefts.

The total value of the windows, some with the address number of the homes from which they were taken, was not known. No arrests were made and the investigation is continuing, police said.

City man, 22, arrested in fatal shooting Jan. 15

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in East Baltimore nearly two weeks ago has been arrested and is being held without bail at Central Booking and Intake Center, police said.

Aaron "Fat Man" Jones, 22, of the 700 block of N. Glover St. was arrested Thursday by members of the Regional Warrant Apprehension Task Force moments after he arrived for a hearing at a state parole and probation office in the 3000 block of E. Madison St.

Agent Martin Bartness, a police spokesman, said Jones had been charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in the shooting of Ray Antonio Gregory, 24, of the 700 block of N. Linwood Ave. during an incident in the 2600 block of E. Madison St. about 7 p.m. Jan. 15.

In Baltimore County

Sheppard Pratt seeking volunteers for two shops

TOWSON -- The nonprofit Sheppard Pratt Health System, 6501 N. Charles St., is seeking volunteers at two shops run by the hospital auxiliary.

One is the Gatehouse Shop, the gift shop. The other is the Bargain Nook, a consignment shop.

Volunteers must be age 18 or older. Information: 410-938-4850.

In Cecil County

Infant injured in fatal fire released from hospital

An infant boy burned in a mobile home fire in Cecil County that killed three children -- including his 22-month-old brother -- was released from a hospital Saturday night.

Three-month-old Logan Hoberg was treated for second-degree burns to his head and face at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after the early-morning fire Saturday in Conowingo that killed his brother, Blake Rominger, and Edward Ross McFadden Jr., 8, and Edward's sister, Jessica, 5.

The cause of the blaze, which fire officials said originated in a bedroom, remained under investigation yesterday.

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