Crime Watch

CRIME WATCH

November 02, 2008

Separate city shootings leave two wounded

Two people were shot in West Baltimore late yesterday, according to police. Both of the shootings occurred about 9 p.m., said Baltimore Police spokesman Troy Harris. The first took place in the 1000 block of Payson St. when a 17-year-old was shot in the thigh, Harris said. The injury was not life-threatening. In the second incident, a man was shot in the head in the 1500 block of McKean Ave. and was later taken to a hospital, Harris said. No details were available on his condition last night.

Tyeesha Dixon

Three charged in holdup at Middle River store

Baltimore County police have charged three people with armed robbery and assault after a holdup at a CVS pharmacy on Compass Road in Middle River, authorities said yesterday. Police said two men entered the store at 10 p.m. Friday and brandished a BB gun and a knife. The store's manager ran into her office, locked the door and called police, authorities said. Police arrived and arrested Woodrow McQuiston and Christopher Hinton, both 18, and both of Essex, authorities said. The third person arrested, a female employee of the store, was not identified.

David Kohn

City police investigate shootings; three injured

Baltimore police said that two men were shot Friday night in the 4600 block of Marble Hall Road. Suspects drove up and fired multiple shots at the victims at 9:22 p.m., police said; both men were wounded in the thigh. The men were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Also Friday night, a man was shot in the face about 9 p.m. at Bel Air Road and Hamilton Avenue, police said. He was in serious but stable condition at Shock Trauma.

David Kohn

Annapolis police investigate home invasion

Annapolis police were investigating yesterday a home invasion that occurred late Friday. About 11 p.m., police responded to a report of a burglary at an apartment in the 1100 block of Lake Heron Drive. A 33-year-old man told police that four men, some armed with handguns, entered his apartment while he and his fiancee were at home. The man was struck with a gun, and the intruders took cash and two cell phones, police said.

Tyeesha Dixon

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