City/county Digest



News From Around The Baltimore Region

July 31, 2005


Police probe fatal shooting outside apartment complex

A Towson man was shot to death outside a Timonium apartment complex yesterday, according to Baltimore County police.

Cpl. Pat Wilhelm said police received a report about the shooting at 2:38 p.m. Responding officers found William Jackson, 50, of the first block of Terron Court lying in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Chetwood Circle, off Padonia Road. Jackson had sustained two gunshot wounds to the chest, police said, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Wilhelm said authorities are looking for a silver 1994 four-door Acura with personalized Maryland license plates PUNCHO. The car, he said, belongs to the Jackson's wife and was apparently stolen by the gunman.

No arrests have been made, Wilhelm said.

- Matthew Dolan


Accidents in Glen Burnie and Boring leave two dead

Traffic accidents in the Baltimore region claimed the lives of two motorists yesterday, police said.

Near Glen Burnie, Maryland State Police responded at 4 p.m. to a motorcycle accident on an exit ramp linking northbound Route 10 and westbound Interstate 695.

The driver and passenger of the Harley-Davidson were thrown from the motorcycle. Authorities said the passenger, Dina S. Furrow, 38, of Pasadena, was killed in the crash. Her husband, Stanley Furrow, 40, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Meanwhile, Baltimore County police were investigating a head-on collision in Boring yesterday. Police said that a 1989 Honda Civic driven by Jack Meek, 36, of the 700 block of Trophy Drive in Hampstead, collided with another vehicle in the 15000 block of Hanover Pike after crossing over the center line.

Meek died in the crash, which was reported about 1 p.m., police said. The other driver, a 39-year-old Owings Mills man, and his 7-year-old daughter were flown to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to authorities. Police did not release their names.

- Matthew Dolan

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