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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | October 9, 2011
Baltimore city police said they were investigating an overnight shooting in Northwest Baltimore that injured a 25-year-old man. The man was found near Park Heights and Belvedere avenues shortly after an officer on patrol heard gunshots at around 1:43 a.m., according to a release from the police department. The victim, who was not identified, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, police said, adding that he was taken to a local hospital, where he was in serious but stable condition. Police said anyone with information should call Northwest District detectives at 410-396-2466.
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Colin Campbell, Tim Swift and The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2014
Angela Agnew brushed aside cigarette butts with her hand as she placed candles on the sidewalk, part of a memorial in front of her parents' Northwest Baltimore home Sunday afternoon. The litter might be unremarkable any other day, but lying right where Loressa "Ressy" Little and Leroy Agnew had tossed them every day from the porch, they served as yet another heartbreaking reminder of a couple gone too soon. Police said the two were gunned down inside their home in the 5200 block of Denmore Ave., in the Arlington neighborhood near Pimlico Racecourse, at about 1:27 a.m. Tuesday.
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | April 19, 2010
An unidentified man was shot in the leg in Northwest Baltimore about 9 p.m. Monday, according to city police. The victim was shot in the 3900 block of Barrington Road, police said. A department spokesman said police have no further details about the incident.
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By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | October 13, 2014
A man who was shot in a Northwest Baltimore robbery in 1993 died last week, upgrading his case to a homicide, Baltimore police said Monday. The robbery took place on Aug. 2, 1993, when Baltimore police say Kevin Lamar Coley shot Donald Gillums in the torso during a robbery in the 3000 block of N. Hilton Street in Forest Park. Gillums survived and lived 21 years until he died Aug. 24 at the age of 57. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Oct. 7 that his death came as a result of complications from his gunshot wound.
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By Liz Kay and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2010
A man who was found early Thursday fatally shot in a van in Northwest Baltimore is believed by police to the same man who was abducted from his front porch Wednesday night by several people armed with guns, a department spokesman said. Police had been looking for a burgundy van with temporary tags after a witness said a man had been forced from his home in the 2300 block of Lauretta Ave. at gunpoint and driven away. Police broadcasted a lookout for the van Wednesday night. About 12:45 a.m., police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said police found the body of man who had been shot inside a van that matched the description from the abduction.
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By Justin George and The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
The woman found stabbed to death this week in Fells Point was a popular and longtime waitress at an upscale Italian restaurant. Baltimore police released the identities of three homicide victims including Claudia Parodi, 40, who officers found Monday night with multiple stab wounds to her chest and arms. She was killed in her home in the 700 block of S. Bond St., about two blocks from the Fells Point waterfront. Police had been called by a co-worker who hadn't heard from Parodi for several days.
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By Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2014
Baltimore homicide detectives were investigating a double homicide in Northwest Baltimore and a woman's murder in a Fells Point - marking seven homicides in the first six days of October. Police also were investigating two other nonfatal shootings, in North and Southwest Baltimore. The double homicide occurred in the 5200 block of Denmore Ave., near Pimlico Race Course , at about 1:27 a.m. Tuesday. Police were called for a report of "suspicious activity" at a home and found the door to the residence open.
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By Tim Swift and The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2014
A man was shot multiple times and killed and two others were wounded by gunfire late Saturday in Northwest Baltimore, Baltimore police said. About 10:20 p.m. Saturday, officers found three men suffering from gunshot wounds in the 7000 block of Fieldcrest Road in the Fallstaff section of the city, police said. The three men were taken to a local hospital, where one of the victims died early Sunday morning. The other victims — a 31-year-old man and a 18-year-old man — are expected to survive, police said.
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By Yvonne Wenger and The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2014
The federal government plans to shift the cost of accepting food stamps to retailers in the coming weeks, a move that Baltimore officials and anti-hunger advocates said Tuesday could make it harder for some families to buy groceries. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her administration are working with advocacy groups to inform merchants of the change and to help them prepare. About a third of the city's population relies on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, known as food stamps.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his Pikesville home. He was 71. "His compassion and generosity knew no bounds. Even though he ran several businesses and was a devoted family man, he always found time to help those who were in need," said Jerry Sutton, who was executive director of House of Hope, a Reisterstown Road recovery facility that Mr. Singer founded for Jewish men struggling to overcome drug addiction and substance abuse.
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By Tim Swift and The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2014
Two men were wounded by gunfire late Friday in separate incidents, Baltimore police said. Both are expected to survive their injuries. About 11:30 p.m., police found a 29-year-old man shot in the stomach in the 4800 block of Melbourne Ave. in the Beechfield section of Southwest Baltimore. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Just before midnight, officers found an 18-year-old man shot multiple times in the 4400 block of Pall Mall Road in the Greenspring section of Northwest Baltimore.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
With the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri weighing on their minds, politicians, church leaders and members of the public gathered Tuesday night at a Northwest Baltimore Church to consider police brutality. The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple, where the event was held, said that the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. could be a landmark in the history of African-American activism. In the future, Bryant said, people will ask one another, "Where were you and what did you do when Michael Brown was killed?"
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