In Baltimore City Man, 42, fatally shot outside...

City/County Digest

February 13, 2002|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Man, 42, fatally shot outside apartment in apparent robbery

A 42-year-old man was shot and killed outside his apartment complex in Northwest Baltimore yesterday morning in an apparent robbery, city police said.

The victim, Reginald Dargen of the 3000 block of Auchentoroly Terrace, and a friend were loading a vehicle with clothes when they were approached by two men about 10:25 a.m., police said. The friend ran away, and one of the assailants fired a shotgun at him, police said. He was not injured.

The men then took the clothes from Dargen, and one of them shot him with a handgun, police said. Dargen was declared dead at the scene.

Police said they are looking for a beige Oldsmobile 98 with tinted windows and a half-vinyl top. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Ray Laslett at 410- 396-2100.

Man wounded last week dies at Shock Trauma

An 18-year-old man who was wounded in the upper torso Friday night in a double shooting in West Baltimore died Monday evening at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, city police said yesterday.

According to police, Tavon Burrell was in the 700 block of N. Calhoun St. with two other men when an unknown person approached and began shooting at them with a handgun.

Burrell, of the 300 block of N. Paca St., died at Shock Trauma, while the other man wounded, Jamal S. Draper, 21, of West Baltimore, was treated and released, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Detective Kevin Turner at 410-396- 2100.

Dentistry museum offers Washington-related events

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, at 31 S. Greene Street, will present performances and tours Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in celebration of George Washington's birthday.

Events include First Lady: FIRST, a play that explores Washington's life and times from the vantage point of his wife, Martha, and a tour of the George Washington Gallery which holds an original set of the first president's dentures.

Admission is $3, with children ages 6 and younger free. Information: 410-706-0052.

In Baltimore County

I-83 to close temporarily for overpass removal

MARYLAND LINE -- Southbound Interstate 83 at Old York Road will be closed temporarily for 15-minute intervals tomorrow night so crews can remove an overpass.

Single-lane closures on I-83 in the vicinity of the bridge will begin at 7 p.m., according to the State Highway Administration. After 11 p.m., state police will stop traffic for 15 minutes at a time so crews using cranes and other equipment can remove steel from the Old York Road overpass.

The work is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. Friday. The SHA recently completed construction of a two-lane bridge over I-83, parallel to the span that is being removed.

Board of Education event to recognize contributions

COCKEYSVILLE -- Baltimore County Board of Education will hold its annual recognition ceremony at 7 p.m. today at Cockeysville Middle School.

The board will honor students, teachers, community members and volunteers who have achieved success and contributed to the goals of county public schools.

Deputy Superintendent Christine M. Johns, board President Donald L. Arnold and Sharon Norman, director of communications, will award the recipients certificates. Cockeysville Middle is at 10401 Greenside Drive.

24 meetings set to explain ways to pay for college

TOWSON -- The College Savings Plans of Maryland has scheduled 24 "Parent Information Night" meetings this month and next for Baltimore County parents considering a college education for their children.

The state program includes the Maryland Prepaid College Trust, the Maryland College Investment Plan and other plans created to make college more affordable for Maryland families.

The presentations start at 7 p.m. Two are scheduled for today, one at Southwest Academy in Woodlawn, the other at Woodlawn Middle School. Tomorrow, Middle River Middle School will hold an information night. Meeting information: 888-463-4723.

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