INFORMATION BEING SOUGHT-Police detectives are seeking any information into the investigation of a shooting that took place on Sunday, May 18 at 2:26 a.m. at the 1800 block of E. Lombard Street. Several people were on the scene according to security camera footage; police would like to ask a few questions of anyone in the area at the time of the incident. You may remain anonymous. Call Det. Nayor, 410-396-2429 with any questions or information.
E. Fayette Street, 2400 block, May 25, 5:30 p.m. A man was out walking when a second man and a woman came up to him, pulled a knife and threatened him. They led him into a vacant house where the woman went through his pockets and took his wallet, and the man took his clothing. The couple then fled.
N. Potomac Street, 600 block, May 22, 12:01 a.m. A man told police he was out walking when two suspects, one of whom was armed with a shotgun, approached him and said, “You know what time it is.” They hit him with the shotgun, knocking him down, then struck him in the face. He told them he had nothing, but they rummaged through his pockets and took his phone, I.D. and $1 cash, then fled.
Eastern Avenue, 4200 block, May 22, 10:50 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when he was approached by a second man who asked him for money, then threatened him with a box cutter. He took the victim’s bookbag and fled, but dropped it a short time later. The victim was able to recover his money and property from the bookbag.
E. Baltimore Street, 2000 block, May 21, 3:50 p.m. A man told police two men, whom he did not know, had forced their way into his house. When he asked him what they were doing, they told him, “Sit down and shut up.” They tied the man’s wrists and then took a phone, computer, shotgun and marijuana. They fled shortly thereafter. The victim was at a loss when it came to describing the value of the stolen property.
S. Highland Avenue, unit block, May 21, 9:55 p.m. A man entered a grocery store, looked around for customers, then approached the counter and asked for a pack of gum and some fruit snacks. He then pulled a gun and ordered the employee to hand over all the money in the register. After receiving some cash, the suspect fled on a bicycle.
Bank Street, 1700 block, May 21, 2:35 p.m. A 75-year-old woman told police a man had run up to her grabbed her purse, knocked her down and fled. She was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Orleans Street, 2500 block, May 20, 2:05 p.m. A store employee told police he was asleep on the job behind the counter when a suspect entered, put a gun to his head and ordered him to open the register. The man handed over cash, and his own wallet and cell phone and the suspect fled.
McElderry Street, 3200 block, May 19, 8:50 p.m. A woman was arguing with her boyfriend, and he hit her, pushed her to the floor, took her phone, and fled.
Dillon Street, 3300 block, May 18, 11:30 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when two other men attacked him, knocked him to the ground and pulled a gun, with one saying, “Whatever you have, give it to me.” The other suspect acted as a lookout, then said, “We gotta go.” The suspects fled with the man’s wallet.
E. Fayette Street, 1300 block, May 14, 7:45 p.m. A man entered a discount store and began putting merchandise in the pockets of his sweatshirt. A security guard attempted to detain him, but he shoved the guard away and fled.
E. Lombard Street, 1800 block, May 20, 2:26 a.m. A man told police he was asleep in the back of his friend’s car when he was awakened by a loud noise and realized he had been shot in the back. A witness was able to identify the assailant who was arrested.
S. Broadway, 700 block, May 25, 12:23 a.m. A woman was sitting outside a bar when a man walked up and asked for a dollar. She told him she had no money, and he kicked over the chair she was sitting on, causing her to fall and sustain a head injury. She was treated at a local hospital.
O’Donnell Street, 2900 block, May 25, 2 a.m. A man told police he was urinating on some bushes when a second man drove up and said’ Would you like it if I pissed in your neighbhood?” An argument ensued, and the second man set his dog on the man who was urinating. The dog owner was arrested.
Jefferson Street, 3000 block, May 25, 3 a.m. A man told police he was walking through the park when a group of men attacked him for no particular reason. He told police the men beat him unconscious and that he had awoken later and gone home.
S. Haven Street, 200 block, May 25, 2:48 a.m. A man told police he was inside a bar when he got into an argument with a stranger who pulled a gun on him. The gunman was pointed out to police, who arrested him.
Charlotte Avenue, 1500 block, May 22, 11:24 p.m. A man told police he arrived home and heard sounds of a struggle including breaking glass. He saw a man he knew as a friend in front of his house and approached him. The friend punched him in the head and was arrested on the scene.
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.