Ciyt / County Digest

CITY / COUNTY DIGEST

October 01, 2006

Baltimore: Shooting

Man shot in head in critical condition

A 43-year-old Baltimore man was shot in the head early yesterday and taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in critical condition, police said. A spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department said that the victim, whose name was not released, was walking in the 1400 block of W. Baltimore St. shortly after midnight when he was approached by another man who shot him. The incident is under investigation.

Lynn Anderson

Carroll County: Fatal crash

Pa. driver killed when car hits trees

A Pennsylvania man was killed near Taneytown in Carroll County when his car hit several trees, state police said yesterday. Christopher E. Arthur, 22, of Fairfield, Pa., was killed about 6 a.m. Friday when he was thrown from the 2006 Toyota Scion he was driving, police said. Witnesses told police that Arthur's car was westbound on Old Taneytown Road near Mayberry Road when it crossed the center line and went off the road. Arthur was alone, said police, who were investigating the cause of the accident yesterday.

Lynn Anderson

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