In Baltimore City
Man fatally shot; another dies from stabbing in October
An unidentified man was shot and killed early yesterday morning in Southwest Baltimore, police said.
The man was standing in the 1300 block of Ward St. about 1:10 a.m. when he got into a fight with two other men, police said. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the victim, who later died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to police.
Police also said yesterday that a man stabbed last year died Tuesday. Dominic Winder of the 1200 block of Rossitter Ave. was seriously wounded in a stabbing Oct. 2, police said. Reginald Sollers, 40, of the 700 block of Bartlett Ave. is being held on attempted-murder charges in the stabbing and has a trial date scheduled for November. Police said they plan to file first-degree murder charges.
Winder is the 13th person to die this year of wounds suffered in a previous year, police said. Six people died last year of wounds suffered in previous years, police said. The deaths put the city's homicide total at 198 for the year, putting the city on pace to record about 270 killings this year.
Police Commissioner Clark to speak at fish fry today
A free fish fry for men and teen-age boys will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Union Baptist Coffee House, 1201 Druid Hill Ave.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin P. Clark will speak about the department's practice of issuing citations for quality of life violations and its impact.
In Baltimore County
Woodlawn man fatally shot, his apartment ransacked
WOODLAWN -- Baltimore County police were investigating yesterday the killing of a Woodlawn man who was found shot several times in his basement apartment Tuesday afternoon.
Police said they think Raymond A. Horton, 25, known by the nickname "Yuck," knew his killer. Horton's apartment in the first block of Westbend Court had been ransacked, leading detectives to suspect Horton's killer was looking for something.
Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-276-8888.
Terror attack preparations to be discussed this evening
COCKEYSVILLE -- State and county officials will discuss preparations tonight to protect residents and businesses in the event of a terrorist attack.
John Pignataro, deputy secretary of the Maryland State Police Information Technology Bureau, will lead a panel discussion of terrorist threats and the technologies used locally to protect against terrorist activities. A question-and-answer session will follow.
The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at York Inn, 10010 York Road. Admission is $25, $15 for Chamber of Commerce members. Information: 410-825-6200.
Insurance screenings today for steelworkers, machinists
DUNDALK -- Federal, state, union and health insurance representatives will screen and register uninsured steelworkers and machinists who might be eligible for the Health Coverage Tax Credit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the United Steelworkers of America Hall, 550 Dundalk Ave.
The HCTC is a refundable credit that will help pay 65 percent of health insurance premiums for those who receive trade adjustment assistance or pension benefits from Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., and who are not eligible for Medicare.