* CARJACKING: Southwestern District -- A gunman forced a woman out of her 1994 Toyota Camry with tags NYL 189 in the 2900 block of Elgin Ave. Wednesday and drove away.
* BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered a house in the 3500 block of Old York Road through a front door Wednesday and stole $400, a VCR, video game, and computer game tapes, all valued at more than $1,200.
* BURGLARY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a 44-year-old man who entered a vacant house in the 1000 block of W. 42nd St. The man was a former tenant.
* STOLEN CAR: Northern District -- A 1987 Volkswagen with tags 901 ARF was stolen Wednesday from the first block of E. Cold Spring Lane.
* SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 1400 block of Aisquith St. was seated in a car in the 3500 block of Reisterstown Road Tuesday night when a gunman approached and shot at him. The victim was treated at the Liberty Medical Center for a bullet wound of the right foot and released.
* SHOOTING: Central District -- A 16-year-old resident of the 1300 block of W. Lanvale St. was in the 1000 block of Argyle Ave. Wednesday when a man shot him in the left shoulder and right leg. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was listed in stable condition.
* CARJACKING: White Marsh Precinct -- While a 32-year-old woman was shopping inside a store in the 8600 block of Philadelphia Road Wednesday evening, two men ordered her 11-year-old son out of her rented 1993 Plymouth Acclaim and drove off. The car, with tags BWK 170, and the men had not been located.
* THEFT: Edgewood -- While a resident of Sequoia Drive in Edgewood was inside Denny's restaurant in the 1800 block of Edgewood Road over the weekend, someone entered his car while it was parked on the lot and stole $100 from the console. Entry was gained by opening an unlocked door.
METRO CRIME STOPPERS
* CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.