Two dead, two wounded in SE; Police shot suspected burglar in Upper Fells

Written by on June 6, 2012 in Crime - 2 Comments

Police are seeking information from the public regarding two incidents in which men were shot to death. Those with information can contact the Baltimore Police Department’s Homicide Division at 410-396-2100, or can anonymously contact Metro CrimeStoppers at 866-7-LOCKUP (866-756-2587). Text messages can also be sent to Metro CrimeStoppers by sending to CRIMES (274637) and then entering the message starting with MCS.

Police-involved shooting
Police are investigating an incident on Friday afternoon in which one man was shot and killed by police during a suspected burglary in Upper Fells Point.

Police received a call regarding a burglary in progress, and responded around 1:10 p.m.  to a house in the 400 block S. Chester Street near Holy Rosary Church. The officers saw two suspects inside the house, and fired on them.

Stuart Fitzgerald, age 44, a resident of the 2900 block of Hollins Ferry Road near Lakeland Park, died of gunshot wounds. The other suspect fled the scene.

Police have not yet revealed the name of the officer involved in the shooting.

Reports revealed that Fitzgerald had an arrest record for crimes including assault, burglary and theft.

One dead, two wounded in Highlandtown attack
Investigation continues into a triple shooting that took place on the night of Monday, June 4. One man was killed and two others were wounded.

According to reports, officers on patrol responded to a call at 9:25 p.m. regarding a shooting in the 3400 block of E. Lombard Street. They found 23-year-old Charles Goodman lying on the sidewalk, unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds.

Goodman was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 11:11 p.m.

According to witnesses, Goodman and two other individuals had been standing on the sidewalk when one or more assailants opened fire on them. The assailants, who may have been on bicycles, later fled.

Goodman’s companions at the time of the incident also fled the scene, and were treated and released from an area hospital. Both of them had been shot in the legs.

Police did not identify the other victims.

Police said they know of no motive in the shooting. Goodman had an arrest record for narcotics sales.

Anyone with information about the Highlandtown shooting should call the Homicide squad at 410-396-2100.

by Mary Helen Sprecher
newsroom@baltimoreguide.com

2 Comments on "Two dead, two wounded in SE; Police shot suspected burglar in Upper Fells"

  1. MARGIE June 15, 2012 at 7:40 am · Reply

    i dont think we need any vigilanties out on our streets, yes we do need folks to assist in the neighborhood watch,but do not take any situations into your own habds, and walking around the city with guns is definitely a no no..

  2. DETECTIVE JOHN KIMBLE June 8, 2012 at 8:50 pm · Reply

    THIS IS WHAT SOUTHEAST BALTIMORE HAS TURNED INTO – A SHITHOLE FULL OF VERMIN. I URGE ALL LAW ABIDING CITIZENS TO ARM THEMSELVES AND TAKE BACK YOUR NEIGHBORHOODS. AS POLICE WE CAN’T DO IT ALONE. WE NEED YOUR HELP. CALL THE STATION AND VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME IN A NEIBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM. BUT BE SURE TO CARRY A GUN. THE CRIMINALS DO.WE NEED MORE GEORGE ZIMMERMAN TYPES TO HELP US RID THE STREETS OF THE SCUM THAT PREY ON THE HARD WORKING CITIZENS OF EAST BALTIMORE HON. HOWARD STERN FOR PRESIDENT !!

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