In Brief

March 22, 2009

Woman wounded in apparent suicide try

A woman was found shot in the head in West Baltimore yesterday afternoon in an apparent suicide attempt, said police spokeswoman Nicole Monroe. The woman was found at Edgemont and Parkwood avenues about 12:51 p.m., Monroe said. The woman, whose name was not released, survived the shooting, Monroe said last night, but her condition was unavailable.

Andrea K. Walker

Man accused of arson and insurance fraud

FROSTBURG: A Frostburg man has been accused of setting his home on fire in a bid to collect insurance payments. The state fire marshal's office said that Bruce Opel, 40, was arrested Friday. The fire occurred in April at a home owned by Opel.

Associated Press

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