Crime Watch


December 22, 2006

Man, 22, fatally shot in West Baltimore

EPA 22-year-old West Baltimore man died yesterday afternoon at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, less than 30 minutes after he was shot multiple times several blocks from home, city police said.

Western District officers responding about 1 p.m. to a report that a man had been shot in the 2400 block of Winchester St. found Wesley Harris lying in the front yard of a house unconscious and bleeding from gunshot wounds to the body, said Agent Donny Moses, the spokesman.

Harris, of the 2400 block of Lauretta Ave., was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1:20 p.m., Moses said - the city's 267th homicide victim this year, four more than on the same date in 2005. Last year's homicide toll was 269, police said.

Metro Crime Stoppers, at 410-276-8888, is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the killing.

Richard Irwin

Teenager turns himself in

A Brooklyn Park teenager wanted in a fatal shooting has turned himself in, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday.

Lamal Lamonte Wise, 17, of the 200 block of West 11th Ave., was taken into custody at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the department's Northern District station. He is being held without bail. Police had a warrant charging him as an adult with first-degree murder in the death of Marvin Timothy Wilson of the 2500 block of Mosher St. in West Baltimore, county police said. Wilson, 20, was shot multiple times in the upper body about 10 p.m. Nov. 15 at Victory and East 11th avenues in Brooklyn Park. He died at a hospital.

Anica Butler

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