2 teen-agers charged in shooting death of Annapolis...


April 03, 2002

2 teen-agers charged in shooting death of Annapolis youth, 16

ANNAPOLIS - Two teen-agers were being held without bail yesterday after being charged as adults with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Dan Allen Johnson Jr., of Annapolis, police said.

Johnson was shot once in the head about 3:50 p.m. Monday in the first block of College Creek Terrace in Annapolis, police said. He was pronounced dead that night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Shortly after the shooting, police arrested Charles N. Allen, 17, of the first block of Rosemary St. in Annapolis and Larry E. Adams, 17, of the 100 block of Browns Woods Road in Arnold. Both were charged with first- and second-degree murder, first-degree assault and using a handgun in a felony. Adams and Allen were being held at the Jennifer Road detention center in Annapolis yesterday, pending a bail review hearing.

Power outage closes Annapolis Middle School

ANNAPOLIS - Annapolis Middle School's 540 pupils were sent home at 9:30 a.m. yesterday after the building lost power, officials said.

The outage was blamed on an underground Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. line, said Winship Wheatley, the school system's transportation director.

Power was restored yesterday afternoon. The school will open on time today, Wheatley said.

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