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Man fatally shot by three assailants after being chased

Immediately after leaving a house in the 300 block of S. Smallwood St. in Southwest Baltimore about 9: 45 p.m. yesterday, a man was chased by three assailants who shot him several times, fatally wounding him, police said.

Detective Joseph Dugan said the victim, 24, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center about 30 minutes after he was shot. Dugan said the victim's name was being withheld pending notification of relatives.

Witnesses told police that the assailants escaped in a late model white Ford Expedition with tinted windows.

Housing Authority accepting applications for studio units

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is offering studio apartments to city residents age 55 and older.

The public apartments are at McCulloh Homes, 501 Dolphin St. Rent is based on 30 percent of a tenant's adjusted income. The Housing Application Office conducts interviews for the apartments from 9 a.m. to noon at 300 Cathedral St., Suite 400.

Applicants should bring a birth certificate, Social Security card, picture identification, bank statements and proof of income. Information: 410-545-6765.

Six are arrested in raid, charged with drug offenses

Northeastern District narcotics officers raided a house in the 1700 block of E. 30th St. about 7: 30 p.m. yesterday, arrested six people and seized $3,000 worth of suspected cocaine, police said.

Sgt. William Sekinger, head of the district drug unit, said Helen E. Thomas, 40; her son George Dupree, 19; and another son, 16, all of the raided premises, were charged with multiple narcotics offenses.

Also charged with multiple drug offenses were Roy Eaton, 41, of the 1800 block of Chilton St.; Janeen Butler, 22, of the 1400 block of N. Montford Ave.; and John Henry Brown, 18, of the 1200 block of E. Eager St.

Two theologians to discuss spirituality of the pope

Two theologians will discuss the spirituality of Pope John Paul II at 2 p.m. Sunday in LeClerc Auditorium at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland as part of the institution's lecture series, "Reaching for the Fullness of Life."

George Weigel, a senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington whose biography of the pope will be released this fall, will speak on "Pope John Paul II: The Man of the Century." The Rev. Joseph G. Donders, a professor of mission studies at Washington Theological Union, will present "John Paul II and the Signs of our Time."

The college is at 4701 N. Charles St. Tickets are $15. Information: 410-532-5371.

Morgan State schedules scholarship ball March 12

Morgan State University has scheduled its 14th annual Presidential Scholarship Ball for 8 p.m. March 12 at Martin's West at the Beltway and Security Boulevard.

Proceeds from the event -- which costs $60 -- will benefit qualified Morgan students who need help with tuition.

Information: 443-885-3040.

In Baltimore County

Meeting set to discuss North Point park projects

EDGEMERE -- A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sparrows Point High School to discuss an improvement project at North Point State Park, where a Bay Shore Trail and 150-vehicle parking lot will be built.

The Department of Natural Resources State Forest and Park Service will improve the park, starting with the entrance road off North Point Road. Sewer and water lines and underground telephone and electric service utilities will be installed.

Information: 410-465-4730.

150 students, adults expected at conference on diversity

ESSEX -- More than 150 high school students and adult leaders are expected to attend the third High School Youth Conference on Understanding and Appreciating Diversity from 8: 30 a.m. to 12: 45 p.m. Friday at the Essex campus of the Community College of Baltimore County.

The goal of the annual conference is for students to develop an understanding and appreciation of the value of diversity in schools and the community, and to improve their human relations skills.

The conference, which will include workshops -- "Appreciating Diversity" and "Resolving Conflicts through Cultural Understanding" -- is sponsored by the school system's Office of Multicultural Education, the county Human Relations Commission and the college.

Pub Date: 3/03/99

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