City / County Digest


February 18, 2007

Carroll County: Westminster

Man is arrested in teen's shooting

A 24-year-old Hampstead man was arrested early yesterday morning and charged with shooting a teenage girl in a Westminster home, state police said. Police, with the help of a helicopter, found Randy Allen Humple hiding in an area of brush about 125 yards from the home. Humple, of the 4700 block of Maple Grove Road, has been charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and a handgun violation, according to police. The victim was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.

Baltimore: Brooklyn

Children find body behind gas station

A body was found yesterday afternoon behind a gas station in Brooklyn, and police said investigators are treating the incident as a suspicious death. About 12:35 p.m., a group of children walked into the BP gas station in the 100 block of W. Patapsco Ave. near Interstate 895 and reported a body in the woods, said Officer Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman. The identity, age and gender of the victim were not available.

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