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Man, 25, is charged in Pimlico double shooting

Baltimore police yesterday charged a 25-year-old man who was arrested minutes after a double shooting Thursday night in Pimlico that left one man dead and another critically wounded.

Carlton Cole of the 3600 block of Park Heights Ave. was charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. He was being held yesterday without bail in the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Police said the men were shot in the abdomen about 7: 30 p.m. during an altercation at their house in the 5000 block of Cordelia Ave. Clinton Elliott, 34, was pronounced dead at Sinai Hospital. Robert Beckford, 18, was in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

High school speech contest set for Monday at JHU

The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will hold its second oratorical contest for Baltimore-area high school students Monday on the Homewood campus of the Johns Hopkins University.

Contestants will be given a list of topics on which to speak before the event. They will be judged in several categories, including content, articulation, projection, grammar and poise.

The event, which will begin at 7 p.m. in the Garrett Room of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, is free and open to the public. Information: 410-922-5085.

In Baltimore County

Loyola Blakefield names Weetenkamp headmaster

Loyola Blakefield has named an alumnus and longtime teacher and administrator as headmaster of the Towson boys' school.

John H. Weetenkamp III of Catonsville was appointed this week by the Rev. John M. Dennis, Loyola's president. Weetenkamp will oversee the school's internal operations, including student life, faculty, admissions, athletics, curriculum development and physical plant. He reports to Dennis and replaces Donald W. Urbancic, who resigned last fall and left the school in December after 38 yearsthere, including 13 as headmaster.

Pub Date: 2/20/99

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