City/county Digest

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

February 05, 2006

Baltimore: Cherry Hill

One dead, one hurt in Potee St. shooting

A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting early yesterday in the 3800 block of Potee St., police said. Both men were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where one was declared dead about 5:30 a.m., approximately an hour after the incident. In an unrelated incident, police identified Ricky Medley, 19, as the man killed in a shooting Thursday night. Officers responding to the 900 block of E. Cold Spring Lane found two young men shot inside a damaged vehicle -- one dead and one wounded.

Rona Marech

Black history

Minister to speak at celebration

The Rev. Marcus Garvey Wood, a West Baltimore minister who studied with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 1950s, will speak at a celebration in honor of Black History Month in City Hall tomorrow. The event, which will take place at 11 a.m. in the City Hall rotunda, will also include performances by Hamilton Middle School pupils and a presentation by the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. Wood studied with King in 1951 at Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pa. He has served as pastor of Providence Baptist Church for more than 50 years.

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