Police Blotter

December 15, 2009|By Richard Irwin

Police reports in Baltimore city and county

Victim identified Police identified Monday the man fatally shot in the 2400 block of Shirley Ave. near Greenspring Avenue early Saturday as Jamal Keates, 27, of the 2800 block of Roslyn Ave. Keates was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrest had been made. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and an indictment.

Shooting Police continue to investigate the shooting of an 18-year-old man in the 2200 block of W. Baltimore St. shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. The victim was walking near Club International when an occupant of a white car that stopped fired several shots, two of which struck the victim in the right knee and right ankle. The victim was reported in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Anyone with information is urged to call district detectives at 410-396-2477.

Shooting No arrest had been made in the shooting early Saturday of a man found lying on the exit ramp from southbound Jones Falls Expressway to 28th Street bleeding from gunshot wounds to the face and upper body. A motorist observed the man, 27, and called police. He was admitted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where his condition was not available.

Burglary Someone broke into a vacant house in the first block of Bowleys Quarter Road through a rear window over the weekend and removed a stove, a microwave oven and a dishwasher, all valued at $1,200.

Robbery/arrest One teenage boy was arrested and police were seeking two others in the robbery about 10 p.m. Sunday of a teenage boy in a woods near the 1400 block of Merritt Blvd. The victim was walking with three boys he knew when he was assaulted and robbed of an iPod and a pocket knife. After the robbery, the victim ran to a nearby food market and called police.

Robbery A deliveryman for Domino's Pizza was approaching a house in the first block of Dowling Circle about 6:40 p.m. Sunday when he was assaulted by two teenage males, one armed with a knife, who robbed him of a cell phone, money and keys.

Theft/assault An employee of Hudson Trail Outfitters in the 400 block of York Road was attempting to stop a man who had stolen store property about 4:15 p.m. Sunday when the employee was struck by the man's car as he drove away to avoid capture. The employee was not seriously injured.

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