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In Baltimore City

Police investigating shooting death of man on Monument St.

A man was fatally shot yesterday in East Baltimore, and police said they had no suspect and knew of no motive for the killing.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting in the 2500 block of E. Monument St. between North Rose Street and North Luzerne Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. found Jamar G. Bell, 21, lying in the street and bleeding from several bullet wounds in the upper body.

Bell, of the 2700 block of Beryl Ave., was pronounced dead at 2: 35 p.m. at Johns Hopkins Hospital, police said.

National Aquarium has $5 admission Friday nights

Admission to the National Aquarium in Baltimore will be $5 between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday evenings through March 12.

The dolphin show in the Marine Mammal Pavilion is included in the reduced admission price. Regular admission is $14 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and $7.50 for children ages 11-13.

Information: 410-576-3800.

Teen fatally shot Saturday lived on Darley Ave.

Police identified Deon M. Cook, 17, yesterday as the teen-ager who was fatally shot Saturday in Northeast Baltimore.

Cook, of the 1700 block of Darley Ave., was in the 1400 block of Darley near Harford Road about 4 a.m. when an unknown assailant shot him in a shoulder, Detective Mark Hughes said.

The bullet penetrated Cook's chest, and he died less than an hour later at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Hughes said.

Body of teen found in East Baltimore

Responding to a report of a man lying in the 2800 block of Pulaski Highway in East Baltimore about 1: 40 a.m. yesterday, police found the body of Terties Barnes, 19, of the first block of N. Linwood Ave., who had been shot several times with a large-caliber firearm.

In Baltimore County

Adult Education program offers sign language classes

TOWSON -- The county Adult Education program is offering beginning and intermediate sign language classes starting Feb. 22.

Beginning classes will be offered at Overlea, Parkville, Kenwood, Catonsville, Dulaney, Franklin, Perry Hall, Towson and Woodlawn high schools and at Milford Mill Academy. Intermediate classes will be held at Overlea, Dulaney, Catonsville, Franklin and Kenwood high schools.

Mail and phone registration is available until Friday, and walk-in registration will be Feb. 16 and 17 at 7: 30 p.m. The cost is $30 to county residents and $35 for non-county residents. Information: 410-887-4064, or pick up a course catalog at any county library branch.

HADASSAH offers program on breast cancer awareness

RANDALLSTOWN -- The Baltimore Chapter of HADASSAH will open the fifth year of its "Check It Out" program today at 8: 45 a.m. at Milford Mill Academy.

The educational breast cancer awareness program is aimed at young women in 11th and 12th grades. It includes a talk from a breast cancer survivor, a demonstration and a question-and-answer session. Since 1995, the program has taught more than 24,000 students the importance of breast self-examination.

HADASSAH and its partners -- the American Cancer Society, the Johns Hopkins Breast Center and Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States -- hope to reach 10,000 metropolitan-area teen-agers through the program this year.

Watershed groups will meet to schedule events for year

TOWSON -- Save Our Streams will be host to the Baltimore Metropolitan Council of Watershed Associations meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Towson library branch.

Workshops and meetings planned for the year by area civic groups, community organizations, and watershed groups will be discussed and scheduled.

Information: 410-969-0117.

Pub Date: 1/26/99

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