Sunday, May 12, 2013
Police: The woman was holding a handgun replica when she was shot.
A woman shot by a Baltimore County police officer early Saturday morning in Pikesville was holding a handgun replica and will be charged in the incident, police said. A Baltimore County police officer shot the woman several times in the upper body after she did not follow police orders to drop the weapon. The woman threatened the officer with a metallic replica of a large semi-automatic handgun, a police investigation revealed. The woman, who was in stable condition Sunday afternoon, will be charged with first-degree assault and obstruction of justice upon her release from the hospital, Baltimore County police Officer Shawn Vinson said. The woman's name cannot be released until she is officially charged, Vinson said. Detectives have …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The shooting happened about a block from where Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts spoke to residents less than a day away.
(UPDATED 10:52 a.m., Friday)—Baltimore police are calling a shooting near Homeland "minor." Police reported via social media, at about 4:30 p.m., Thursday that an adult male was shot in the 5400 block of York Road. Det. Vernon Davis, a police spokesman, said the man was shot in his "lower extremities" and taken to an area hospital and treated. Davis said there was no further information available about a possible motive for the shooting, or any details about the shooter available. The incident occurred less than a day later, and a block away, from where Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts spoke to residents about crime in the area, and discussed having residents help neighborhoods in the Western District struggling with crime. This …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Police say D’Andre Thomas was shot and killed on Monday.
Baltimore police have identified the man shot and killed in Remington Monday. D’Andre Thomas, 25, was shot at 9:41 a.m. in the 2700 block of Fox Street, according to Baltimore police. Thomas, of the 2700 block of Fox Street, was shot in the stomach and pronounced dead at an area hospital at 1:27 p.m. Monday. Detectives are still investigating why Thomas was shot. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Deandre Lillie faces multiple gun charges after telling police he was shot buying drugs in Harwood.
The man who reported being shot in the leg in Harwood while trying to buy marijuana was arrested Wednesday afternoon on gun charges. According to Baltimore police, Deandre Lillie, 29, now faces charges of possessing a firearm with a felony conviction, illegal possession of a firearm and having a handgun on his person. Lillie was allegedly taken into custody with a handgun on him at his residence in the 500 block of E. 38th Street when the Warrant Apprehension Task Force went to arrest him. On March 5, Lillie reported being shot in the 400 block of Ilchester Avenue and took himself to Union Memorial Hospital. Lillie then told the police he was shot while trying to buy marijuana. But police said there were no reports of gunshots in the area…
Monday, March 11, 2013
It's unclear who fired the shots that wounded the man.
(UPDATED 3:07 p.m.)—A man was reportedly shot in the leg while trying to buy marijuana in Harwood. According to Baltimore police, at 9 p.m. on March 5, a man was in the 400 block of Ilchester Ave. when he approached an unknown man and asked about buying marijuana. As the unknown man was leaving to get the marijuana the man heard shots fired and started to run. While the man was running he realized that he had been shot in the leg and took himself to Union Memorial Hospital for treatment, according to a police report. But police said there were no reports of gunshots in the area that night. "There were officers in the area and no one heard gun shots," Det. Angela Carter-Watson, a police spokeswoman, said. Sign up for our newsletter, and …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Terrence Kelly was already on probation for two previous attempted murders when he shot his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend three times.
A man, who was already serving 40 years in prison for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend, was sentenced to life in prison Monday because the attempted murder violated his probation. In May 2011, Terrence Kelly, 36, was on probation for two previous attempted murders in 1995 and 2005 when he shot Chico Sellers three times with a .40 caliber handgun in the 4400 block of Wrenwood Avenue in the Wilson Park neighborhood, according to a news release. "As State’s Attorney, my primary focus is on the aggressive pursuit and prosecution of violent, repeat offenders. We can and will do everything in our power to remove them from our streets for substantial periods of time, as this case demonstrates," State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein said…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A man was wounded in the 2100 block of Guilford Avenue.
A man was shot in the 2100 block of Guilford Avenue in the Barclay neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, according to Baltimore police. Detectives are on the scene investigating.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
The shooting occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday.
(UPDATED) 10:41 a.m.—A Baltimore police officer shot a man after getting into a struggle early Sunday morning. A Northern District officer was on patrol at 2 a.m. Sunday in the 5400 bock of York Road when he noticed a crowd gathered outside a carry out establishment, according to an email from Sgt. Anthony Smith, a police spokesman. The officer got out of his car and attempted to disperse the crowd when he and one of the men in the crowd became involved in a struggle. During the fight the officer shot the man. Homicide detectives are investigating the incident, which is standard procedure in a police involved shooting. The officer was not injured in the incident. There's no information regarding the condition of the man who was shot. …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Daniel Pearson, 16, was shot and killed on Nov. 20 on Greenmount Avenue.
The Baltimore police have released stills from video surveillance of the suspected murderers of a 16-year-old boy in hopes of finding the killers. The grainy photos, released by police, show a group of four people walking across Greenmount Avenue through oncoming traffic, pointing weapons toward the west side of the street at about 8 p.m. on Nov. 20. Daniel Pearson, 16, was found at the scene and pronounced dead at an area hospital. A 22-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were also wounded in the shooting. "Homicide detectives are attempting to identify a group of persons of interest who were captured on video surveillance in the area. Anyone with information on the identity of the pictured individuals is asked to contact homicide …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
An off-duty police officer was shot in an Overlea area neighborhood in the early morning Dec. 9.
An off duty police officer who was shot in Overlea nearly two weeks ago was able to fire at least two rounds during the attack. A police department investigation found that two rounds were fired from weapon of the Baltimore County police officer shot when a gunman emerged from an unruly crowd near Dale Avenue and Danville Road on Dec. 9, according to an email from police spokeswoman Elise Armacost. "Investigators have not yet determined the context in which the weapon was fired," Armacost wrote, adding that police were able to confirm the officer had not been shot with his own weapon. The incident occurred around 3:24 a.m. Dec. 9 when the officer, off-duty at the time, was driving to his home. As he neared the intersection of Dale Avenue …