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Firearms

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  • Police release 911 call in officer-involved shooting at homeless shelter

    Baltimore Police released on Wednesday the 911 call that precipitated a police-involved shooting last week near the city homeless shelter, confirming that officers arriving on scene were responding to a report of a robbery. In the call, James Hinkle,...
  • Catonsville High School concession stand vandalized

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire

    Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire
    A bill aimed at preventing guns from being sold to people legally barred from owning them drew fire Tuesday night in Annapolis, as gun rights advocates charged the measure would simply let state authorities drag out sales now delayed for months because of...
  • Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance

    Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance
    Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way. During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...
  • Lawmakers debate reforms to address gun backlog

    As lawmakers debate a measure to strengthen protections against the sale of guns to people legally barred from owning them, gun advocates are complaining that the proposal could further drag out sales already delayed for months by a large backlog in state...
  • Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting

    Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting
    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...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Officials find shotgun, alcohol in Southern High student's car trunk

    Officials find shotgun, alcohol in Southern High student's car trunk
    A 16-year-old student was arrested at an Anne Arundel County high school Thursday after police found alcohol and a 12-gauge shotgun in his truck, police said. Police said another student at Southern High School approached a teacher and said the...
  • Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room

    Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room
    Police seized a loaded handgun, a bag of ammunition and drug paraphernalia, including packaging material and a scale, during a search of University of Maryland football player Wes Brown's campus apartment last summer, newly released documents show....
  • Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil

    Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil
    Hundreds of people huddled in the cold outside The Mall in Columbia on Thursday for a candlelight vigil to remember Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson, the skate shop employees killed in Saturday's shooting at the mall. The vigil was held at an impromptu...
  • Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant

    Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant
    A 19-year-old man, who was wounded in a January 2013 shooting during a marijuana buy in Edgewood that killed a companion, testified in Harford County Circuit Court Wednesday that he could not positively identify the shooter. Christopher Cousins, of...
  • Man killed by police during Havre de Grace barricade incident Saturday

    Man killed by police during Havre de Grace barricade incident Saturday
    A man was shot to death by police after barricading himself and a hostage inside a house in Havre de Grace Saturday afternoon, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. The hostage was released unharmed prior to the fatal shooting. The victim has been...