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Baltimore County: Crime

Two charged in Overlea man's death

Baltimore County police arrested and charged two men in the shooting death Friday night of a 31-year-old Overlea man. Police said Anthony McPhatter, was killed about 11:45 p.m. in the 6100 block of Twilight Court. Police arrived at the scene of the shooting and saw a car speed away. Moments after officers gave chase, the car crashed, and police arrested Anthony F. Newman Jr., 25, of Clinton, Prince George's County, and Dante L. Stewart, 31, of Waldorf, Charles County. Police said robbery was the motive for the crime.

Man shot, hurt after threatening officers

Baltimore County police shot and wounded a man yesterday who police say stole a vehicle and attempted to run over officers. The 24-year-old man, whom police declined to identify until he is charged, was involved in a hit-and-run accident about 1:40 p.m. on Interstate 695 between the Wilkens Avenue and Interstate 95 off-ramps, police said. The man ran from the accident and stole another vehicle, police said. Officers shot the man when he tried to run over officers attempting to arrest him. He was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Tyrone Richardson

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