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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | January 15, 2014
A Glen Burnie man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena and an armed robbery that occurred within a week in 2012. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Pamela North sentenced Ronald Lee McLeod, 19, to two concurrent life sentences with all but 60 years suspended in the shooting and wounding of Darren Costa and the death of Matthew Morrow on Oct. 13, 2012. On the night of the shooting, Morrow and Costa were standing in front of Costa's home on Outing Avenue when an SUV passed by, according to the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office.
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By Raymond Daniel Burke | August 5, 2014
The land along the northern edge of the Patapsco serves as the front porch to a bejeweled coastline, the product of a re-making of Baltimore's Inner Harbor in a manner and to a degree that could have hardly been imagined a generation ago. And then, several blocks north, in the once commercially vibrant area of Waverly, standing in considerable contrast, there is McKenzie Elliott's front porch. When a three-year-old is shot to death while merely indulging in the act of sitting on her own front porch on a summer afternoon, the magnificence and grandeur of the renewal of our city is dimmed and diminished.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2014
When University of Maryland football player Wes Brown was suspended last year, officials released few details to explain the action other than to tie it to an alleged confrontation with a police officer who wanted to question him in a shooting investigation. But according to court documents in a wide-ranging prosecution of Black Guerrilla Family gang members in Baltimore, Brown told police that he was behind the wheel of a vehicle involved in the drive-by shooting last June at a birthday party for an alleged high-ranking gang leader.
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By Justin George and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 2, 2014
A 3-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet Friday after a gunman opened fire in North Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood, the latest shooting in a spike in gun violence. The girl, identified by her father as McKenzie Elliott, was on a porch in the 3600 block of Old York Road about 4 p.m. when police say she was struck by a bullet fired toward a nearby street corner. Two others were also injured in what police called a short gunfight, and one of them was described as a "person of interest.
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By Gus G. Sentementes | October 16, 2007
A man hurt in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in Northwest Baltimore has died of his injuries, and a pregnant woman who was also shot was in serious condition yesterday, city police said. The shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the 2600 block of Quantico Ave., police said. As a car drove past people sitting on the front porch steps of a house, at least one person in the car opened fire, police said. The male victim was shot in the chest, and the woman, who is nine months pregnant, was shot in the face and abdomen, police said.
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By Laura Smitherman | May 27, 2008
A 16-year-old girl was in serious condition after being shot in the face and arm during a drive-by shooting last night in southern Baltimore, city police said. The shooting, which occurred about 9 p.m. in the 2200 block of Annapolis Road, involved a black vehicle, said Detective Donny Moses, a police spokesman. He did not identify the victim, who was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 6, 1998
Three teens were injured yesterday in a drive-by shooting in Southwest Baltimore in which at least 27 rounds were fired by a gunman, police said.Detective Shelton Jones of the violent crimes task force said the victims -- 17, 18, and 19 years old -- were sitting near a bus stop in the first block of W. Caton Ave. in Irvington about 5 p.m. when one of two males in a white car with a black top leaned out of a window and fired at least two .380-caliber semiautomatic...
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June 21, 1994
A Frederick County man pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and carrying a handgun in the commission of a felony yesterday for his role in a Jan. 8 drive-by shooting in Mount Airy.Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr. sentenced Stephen Wayne Knight, 34, of Lawson's Trailer Park in New Market, to 18 months in the county jail. He will be allowed to spend his days on work release.A Carroll County grand jury returned indictments in January against Knight and David William Doolittle, 29, of the 16000 block of Moss Meadow Way in Mount Airy.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | June 21, 1997
Four people were seriously wounded early today in a drive-by shooting in East Baltimore, city police said.The victims were standing on the corner of North Avenue and Chester Street, outside of a carryout food store, when a car pulled up about 12: 15 a.m. and someone inside opened fire, police said. The victims, whose names and conditions were not available last night, were taken to the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Pub Date: 6/21/97
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September 5, 1991
An apparent drive-by shooting in Southeast Baltimore yesterday afternoon killed two businessmen and left city police searching for clues.Police said the shooting occurred at 5:55 p.m. yesterday in the parking lot of the Point Breeze industrial park in the 2200 block of Broening Highway. As the two men walked outside after a business meeting at the Baltimore International Warehousing Co., at least three shots were fired from a passing car. One man, identified as John Shotto, 52, of Bel Air, was struck in the head and the second man, Raymond Nicholson, of Prince George's County, was shot once in the body.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2014
When University of Maryland football player Wes Brown was suspended last year, officials released few details to explain the action other than to tie it to an alleged confrontation with a police officer who wanted to question him in a shooting investigation. But according to court documents in a wide-ranging prosecution of Black Guerrilla Family gang members in Baltimore, Brown told police that he was behind the wheel of a vehicle involved in the drive-by shooting last June at a birthday party for an alleged high-ranking gang leader.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | March 2, 2014
Police charged a West Baltimore man in the drive-by shooting death of a bus driver in Westport last week. Kevin Barnell Carroll, 34, of the 700 block of Cherry Blossom Way in Poppleton, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder, along with several handgun and assault violations, according to police and online court records. Maryland Transit Administration bus driver Craig Ray Jr. was found shot in the back early Monday in the 2400 block of Wilgrey Court, near his girlfriend's home.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | January 15, 2014
A Glen Burnie man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena and an armed robbery that occurred within a week in 2012. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Pamela North sentenced Ronald Lee McLeod, 19, to two concurrent life sentences with all but 60 years suspended in the shooting and wounding of Darren Costa and the death of Matthew Morrow on Oct. 13, 2012. On the night of the shooting, Morrow and Costa were standing in front of Costa's home on Outing Avenue when an SUV passed by, according to the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | November 19, 2013
An Anne Arundel County man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to being the driver of a vehicle in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena last fall, and to an unrelated shooting last summer. Paul James Michael, 19, pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to a charge of accessory after the fact in connection with a Oct. 13, 2012 shooting that killed 21-year-old Matthew Morrow and wounded Darren Costa, who was 20 at the time. He also pleaded guilty to three counts of reckless endangerment for shooting toward a Pasadena home in August 2012.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 27, 2012
A 32-year-old woman was wounded in the leg during a drive-by shooting in Northwest Baltimore on Tuesday night, according to city police. Police responded to the 4900 block of Nelson Avenue in the city's Langston Hughes neighborhood, near Langston Hughes Elementary School, about 8:24 p.m. and found the woman with a gunshot wound to the leg, police said. The woman had been seated in a vehicle when another vehicle carrying two men pulled up, one of them shot her and then the vehicle drove off, police said.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun and By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | October 27, 2012
Four people were injured Friday night in a drive-by shooting in central Baltimore, leaving a female victim in critical condition, police said. Two teenagers, a man and a female of unknown age were shot at about 7:10 p.m. in the 300 block of Bloom Street in the Madison Park neighborhood, according to police. Several people in a dark-colored van drove up to the victims, who were sitting in front of a residence, stopped the vehicle and opened fire, police said. The shooters then fled the scene in the van, police said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | September 5, 2012
A 26-year-old Baltimore man was convicted of first-degree murder by a jury Tuesday in the fatal drive-by shooting of another man in the city's Dolfield neighborhood last year, according to prosecutors. Timothy L. Kittrell, who is listed as living in the 2100 block of Walbrook Avenue and as having multiple aliases in court records, was also found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and five handgun counts in the incident, in which he pulled up to another vehicle and opened fire, prosecutors said.
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By Luke Broadwater and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | May 22, 2012
Three separate violent acts left two men injured and one dead between Monday night and Tuesday morning in Baltimore, police said. The killing occurred in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore, at about 12:15 a.m. Police were called for a report of an unresponsive person in a home in the 600 block of N. Carey St., and found a 58-year-old man in a makeshift closet in a room where hypodermic needles and plastic bags were strewn around the...
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