Around The Region

August 23, 2009

Woman killed in Glen Burnie hit-and-run

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A 60-year-old woman was killed in what police are calling a hit-and-run in Glen Burnie about 7 p.m. Saturday. The woman was hit at the intersection of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and Oak Lane. She was transported to Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, according to an Anne Arundel County fire department spokesman. Police are investigating the case and have no information on the driver. Police did not immediately release the victim's name.

- Brent Jones

Man shot to death in Yale Heights

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An unidentified man was fatally shot early Saturday in Southwest Baltimore's Yale Heights neighborhood. Officers who were called to the 600 block of Yale Ave. about 12:15 a.m. because of a report of a person bleeding on the front steps of a home found the man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to Detective Donny Moses, a police spokesman. The man was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about 1 a.m., police said. Police were working to identify the victim and did not have a motive or suspects.

- Justin Fenton

Woman struck, killed in Charles Village

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A woman was struck and killed Friday night in Charles Village when she stepped in front of a moving car, police said. The accident occurred about 9 p.m. in the 3100 block of N. Calvert St., where a 71-year-old woman operating a Dodge Neon struck the unidentified woman, according to Detective Donny Moses, a police spokesman. Moses said the driver of the Neon was traveling north on Calvert and had a green light. The woman was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11 p.m. The accident occurred during the night's heavy rains. "Low visibility may have played a factor, but it doesn't look like the driver was at fault," Moses said.

- Justin Fenton

Man critical after shooting

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A 31-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot in the head Friday night, police said. The shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Jefferson St., in the Middle East neighborhood of East Baltimore. Police said the victim was seeking shelter from the heavy rains in the doorway of an abandoned store. An unknown person approached and shot him "without warning," said Detective Donny Moses, a police spokesman. The shooter fled; the victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was on life support, Moses said.

- Justin Fenton

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