SHOOTING: Southern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of S. Hanover St. was listed in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital after being shot late Wednesday night during an attempted robbery inside his house. The victim was shot in the chest and staggered outside, where police found him lying on the sidewalk. The gunman escaped.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 5100 block of Linden Heights Ave. was in the 5100 block of Reisterstown Road Wednesday when a man reportedly robbed her of $18.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Someone entered a 1993 Isuzu parked in the 1700 block of Ingram Road Wednesday and stole a cassette player valued at more than $300.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Three TVs, two stereo receivers and a VCR, all valued at nearly $1,800, were stolen Wednesday from a home in the 6600 block of Knottwood Court.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: White Marsh Precinct -- Four teen-age boys arrested after the armed robbery and attempted carjacking of an employee of Sbarro's restaurant at the White Marsh Mall Wednesday have been charged as adults. Charged with attempted carjacking, armed robbery, theft and a handgun violation are Dwan Irvin Jones, 17, of the 3900 block of Misty View Road, Chase, and James Jonathan Hines, 16, of the 100 block of Aiken Circle, Tidewater. Charged with grand theft, robbery and a handgun violation are Daniel Ryan Myers, 16, of the 11500 block of Eastern Ave., Chase, and Michael Gronchi, 16, of the 3000 block of California Ave., Parkville. Officer Daniel Parker said the employee was walking toward is car when two youths, one with a small caliber semi-automatic handgun, robbed him of his keys and a head-set. When they couldn't drive the victim's stick-shift car, the youths fled and, along with two others, were escaping in an Oldsmobile when a mall security officer stopped them. A loaded .25 caliber handgun, believed used in the incident, was found on the lot
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.