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December 01, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

City man, 23, dies from gunshot through ceiling

A man was unloading a shotgun on the second floor of a house in West Baltimore early yesterday when the weapon discharged, sending projectiles through the ceiling of a room below and fatally wounding a man on the lower level, city police said.

The victim, Tavon Bouldin, 23, a resident of the house in the 1700 block of Thomas Ave., was wounded in the neck and head about 2 a.m. and died shortly after arriving at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.

No charges were filed against Damiean Veney, 23, who was unloading the shotgun, police said. The incident is under investigation by homicide Detective Roscoe Lewis.

Body of unidentified man found with gunshot wound

The body of an unidentified man was found last night with a gunshot wound behind a house near New Cathedral Cemetery in Southwest Baltimore, city police reported.

About 11 p.m., Southwestern District officers responding to a 911 call reporting a man shot in the rear of the 4200 block of Old Frederick Road found the victim bleeding from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by an ambulance crew.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call the homicide squad at 410-396-2100.

Group seeking donations for holiday party Saturday

Donations of toys, clothes, food, craft materials, paper items and money are needed for a Christmas party on Saturday for children living in Baltimore's Brentwood Village neighborhood.

The party will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the St. Francis Academy Church Hall, 501 E. Chase St., and is being sponsored by the Towson University chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International, a professional education association.

The children who will attend the party are enrolled in an after-school tutorial program run by Phi Delta Kappa member Patrick Lee. Infomation: Jane Neapolitan, 410-704-4954, or jneapolitan@towson.edu.

In Baltimore County

Fund-raiser set Friday for victims of Isabel

KINGSVILLE - Seventh District legislators, the Essex-White Marsh-Middle River Chamber of Commerce and the East County Republican Club will hold a fund-raiser for victims of Tropical Storm Isabel from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Hall on Bradshaw Road.

The charitable event will benefit residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by floodwaters. A minimum donation of $15 is requested.

Information: Joan or Herman Wood, 410-682-5433.

Web site helps residents apply for EMS, fire reports

TOWSON - Residents who need fire and emergency medical services reports - often required for filing insurance claims - can apply for them through Baltimore County's Web site.

By going to the site, citizens can download and print a copy of the application form. The application should be mailed, along with a check for the application fee, to the Fire Department's Records Division. The Web site address is www.balti morecountyonline.info/go/fire report.

Fire officials said the new system will make the application process easier for residents and less time-consuming for the department.

Magnet school applications due from students Dec. 15

TOWSON - Students interested in applying to one of Baltimore County's magnet school programs for the next school year must do so by Dec. 15.

Applications will be reviewed in January and all students will be notified in early February. The applications are available at magnet schools and the Office of Magnet Programs' Web site, www.bcps.org/offices/omp.

Information: 410-887-4127.

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