In Baltimore City Woman, 34, dies of wound suffered in...


February 04, 2002|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Woman, 34, dies of wound suffered in double shooting

One of two people wounded in a double shooting outside a West Baltimore after-hours nightclub died yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Police said Paulette Corbin, 34, of the 2500 block of Salem St. was approaching the 007 Social Club in the 2000 block of N. Monroe St. about 4:30 a.m. Saturday when she was shot in the head outside the building. Shot in the ankle was Derron Corbitt, 20, of the 2800 block of Parkwood Ave. Both were taken to Shock Trauma, where Corbin - also known as Paulette Davis - died about 1 a.m.

Police said the shootings followed an altercation outside the nightclub, but it was not known whether the victims were involved in the incident. No arrest had been made by last night.

Officers find man's body in vacant Southwest house

A 34-year-old man was found dead, his throat slashed, in an upstairs room of a vacant house several blocks from his home in Southwest Baltimore, police reported yesterday.

Officers found the body of Robert Percell of the 300 block of S. Furrow St. after police were directed to the vacant house in the 2500 block of Frederick Ave. by an anonymous caller, authorities said. The body was found at 11:10 p.m. Saturday.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call Detective Albert Marcus at 410-396-2100.

Police investigate shooting death of man

Police are investigating the shooting death early Saturday of a 22-year-old man as he stood at the front door of a house in the city's Cherry Hill area.

The victim, Kendall Leach, 22, of the 700 block of N. Rose St. near East Baltimore's Collington Square neighborhood was seen knocking at the front door of a house in the 2700 block of Seamon Ave. about 2:30 a.m. when shots were fired and he fell to the pavement, police said.

Leach was shot in the head and upper body, and died at the scene. Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Detective Irvin Bradley or Detective Dave Peckoo at 410-396-2100.

United Way publishes guide to service agencies

United Way of Central Maryland has published a free booklet to connect people in need with agencies that can help them in uncertain economic times.

The booklet, "Help in Hard Times," includes contact information for nonprofit and government agencies that provide services ranging from emergency housing to crisis counseling. It also features advice on how to save money in case of job loss.

To request a copy: United Way, 410-547-8000.

In Baltimore County

Influenza shots available through Feb. 22 at 2 sites

TOWSON - Baltimore County Department of Health will offer flu shots today through Feb. 22 at Woodlawn Health Center, 1811 Woodlawn Drive, and Eastern Family Resource Center, 9100 Franklin Square Drive.

The $10 vaccinations will be offered by appointment between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Appointments at Woodlawn: 410-887-1332; Franklin Square: 410-887-0400.

I-83 to close temporarily for bridge repair tonight

MARYLAND LINE - The State Highway Administration will close Interstate 83 temporarily in northern Baltimore County for several 15-minute intervals tonight.

The temporary closures of I-83 at Exit 36, Route 439 or Old York Road, will allow crews to remove structural steel from the old Route 439 bridge over the highway.

Single-lane closures of I-83 near the bridge will start at 7 p.m. After 11 p.m., state police will stop traffic on I-83 for no more than 15 minutes at a time so workers can use cranes and other equipment to move steel. Information: 410-321- 2800 or 800-962-3077.

Police seek public's help to identify bank robber

TOWSON - Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man wanted in the robbery of a Sun Trust Bank branch Jan. 28.

Police said a man entered the bank in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road, handed a note to a teller demanding money and implied he had a gun. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call 410-276-8888.

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