Regional Digest


September 19, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Unidentified man found fatally shot in East Baltimore

A man was found fatally shot early yesterday morning in East Baltimore.

Police responding to a call for shots discovered the man at 2:37 a.m., lying on the ground in the 1200 block of Appleleaf Court with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not identify the victim.

Man killed in suspected hit-and-run accident

Police are investigating an apparent hit-and-run accident that left a man dead early yesterday morning.

Officers found the man lying in the 300 block of W. Franklin St. at 2:19 a.m., with head and chest injuries. He was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not identify the victim.

In Anne Arundel

Morning fire damages Capitol Baptist school

LOTHIAN - Authorities are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that heavily damaged the school within Capitol Baptist Church in Lothian early yesterday and caused smoke and water damage to the sanctuary, an Anne Arundel County fire official said.

About 50 firefighters from Anne Arundel, Prince George's and Calvert counties battled the blaze for 50 minutes, beginning at 4 a.m., before bringing the fire under control, said Capt. Allan Graves of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.

The fire started in the kitchen area of Arundel Bay Christian Academy in the 900 block of Lower Pindell Road, he said.

Baltimore County

Schultheis to be installed at Emmanuel Lutheran

CATONSVILLE - The Rev. J. Martin Schultheis will be installed as pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 929 Ingleside Ave., at 4 p.m. today.

Schultheis' father, the Rev. Vernon P. Schultheis, pastor of Christ Lutheran Church in Queens, N.Y., will be the guest preacher at the ceremony.

Schultheis graduated from Valparaiso University in Indiana in 1994 and earned his master of divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 1998, Emmanuel Lutheran said in a statement. His previous assignment was at St. John Lutheran Church on Long Island, N.Y.

Towson U. names head of information security

TOWSON - Towson University has appointed Allan Berg to the newly created position of director of information assurance and infrastructure protection programs.

Berg will also work with the Maryland Alliance in Information Security Insurance - a consortium that includes Towson University, Anne Arundel Community College, Bowie State College, the Community College of Baltimore County, Harford Community College, Morgan State University and the University of Baltimore - on matters pertaining to information security.

The Maryland Alliance is supported by grants from the Defense Department and the National Science Foundation.

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