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In Baltimore City

22-year-old man is killed in shooting on East 29th Street

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot late Saturday night in the 500 block of E. 29th St. as he ran from his assailant, police said yesterday.

Perry Lamont Nelson of the 1400 block of N. Bond St. was shot several times in the head, elbow and leg about 11 p.m. Saturday, said Baltimore Police Detective Albert Marcus. He said Nelson was shot with a semi-automatic handgun in the middle of the street. Nelson was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

No arrests had been made yesterday, and police were unsure of the motive for the killing. Anyone with information is asked to call Marcus at 410-396-2100.

Parts of Walther Ave. to close for resurfacing

Parts of Walther Avenue in Northeast Baltimore are expected to close starting today as the city's Department of Transportation resurfaces the road.

Lane closures on the portion of Walther between Raspe Avenue and Bellevale Avenue will take place between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., reducing traffic to one lane. The resurfacing work is expected to be completed by July 21, weather permitting, according to city traffic officials.

Shell Road exit ramp off I-895 to close briefly

The exit ramp from southbound Interstate 895 to Shell Road, exit 8A, is expected to be closed to traffic from 7 p.m. today to 5 a.m. tomorrow for construction.

Motorists seeking to reach Shell Road from southbound I-895 will be directed to a detour along the Frankfurst Avenue exit, Exit 8B.

In Baltimore County

21-year-old driver dies in Timonium crash

TIMONIUM -- Baltimore County police continued to investigate yesterday a Friday morning car crash that killed the 21-year-old driver and left her two passengers injured.

Telly Delkhoon, of the 3300 block of E. Joppa Road in Carney, was killed when the Ford Mustang she was driving veered off Providence Road near Loch Raven Reservoir, sideswiped one tree and struck another, police said.

A rear-seat passenger, Jodi Ivone Rivera-Aeiker, 21, of Cockeysville, was ejected from the car. She was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in critical condition. A second passenger, Adam Keith Van Eron, 22, of Timonium, was also flown to Shock Trauma; his condition was not disclosed. Updated conditions were unavailable yesterday.

Police had not determined a cause of the crash yesterday, said Sgt. Edward Forbes. He said police did not release information on the crash until yesterday because they were waiting to notify the driver's family.

New road signs to be put on east side for marinas

TOWSON -- New signs to be placed on county roads are designed to help motorists find marinas and yacht clubs on the county's east side, County Executive James T. Smith Jr. announced recently.

More than 70 marinas are located along the county's 175-mile shoreline, the majority in Bowleys Quarters, along the Back River Neck Peninsula, Middle River, North Point and Millers Island, said Baltimore County Marine Trades Association president John Polek.

Polek said yesterday that similar signs could be placed on state roads leading to the east side and on Interstate 95 as part of the area's revitalization.

Police TV show to focus on burglary, boat safety

TOWSON -- This month's edition of the Baltimore County Police Department's cable television show, Police Report, will include segments on preventing burglaries and on boating safety.

Detective Carl Lindhorst of the Community Resources Team will appear in the segment on burglary prevention. Sgt. Wayne Lloyd and Officer Tim Oakes of the department's Marine Team will appear in the boating safety segment.

The show is aired on Comcast Channel 25 at 8:30 p.m. Mondays, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

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