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In Baltimore City

Hopkins to offer students inoculations for flu, meningitis

The Johns Hopkins University is offering students at the school's Homewood campus inoculations today against meningococcal meningitis and influenza. No outbreak of meningitis has been reported at Hopkins and the shots are preventive.

Shots will be given in the Clipper Room of Shriver Hall and the reading room of Alumni Memorial Residence One between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The cost is $75 for the meningitis vaccine and $10 for the flu shot. No appointment is necessary.


Police seeking woman who reported fatal shooting

Police were seeking a woman who reported yesterday the shooting of a man in his apartment in Midtown-Belvedere late Tuesday.

Homicide Detective Carol Opher said that after police got a 911 call about 9: 30 a.m. yesterday, officers went to a fourth-floor apartment in a house in the first block of E. Preston St. and found the body of Christopher Scott, 25, on the living room floor. Opher said Scott was shot in the head late Tuesday.

Opher said the 911 call was traced to another part of the city and that the information provided by the woman indicated she was in the apartment when Scott was shot.

Two from Schmoke's staff have accepted new positions

Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke's chief of staff and another aide are leaving for jobs in the private sector and federal government.

Lynette W. Young, the mayor's top aide, has accepted a job as vice president of Carnegie Morgan, a Baltimore financial management group, a Schmoke spokesman said yesterday. Young is on leave until November.

Wendell Sutton, the mayor's assistant for fiscal and administrative affairs, plans to join the U.S. Department of the Interior within the next few weeks. Sutton said he will leave before Schmoke's term ends Dec. 7.

Residents' input sought for recreation programs

The Department of Recreation and Parks is asking residents to visit their local recreation center between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. today to share ideas on how to expand and improve programs. Information: 410-396-7900.

Fatal shooting appears drug-related, police say

The fatal shooting of a Northeast Baltimore man on a downtown parking lot Tuesday night appeared to have been drug-related, police said yesterday.

Zzeene Hilton Edward Stukes, 23, was standing on the parking lot in the 300 block of W. Baltimore St., next to Crazy John's restaurant, about 10: 10 p.m. when a gunman shot him in the upper torso at least twice, then ran north toward West Fayette Street, police said.

Stukes, who resided in the 1500 block of Gorsuch Ave. in Waverly, was pronounced dead 30 minutes later at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.

In Baltimore County

Unidentified man shot fatally outside residence

EASTPOINT -- An unidentified man died last night after he was shot outside a dwelling in the first block of Court Pleasant, police said.

Witnesses told police that the victim was with several people about 9: 15 p.m. when someone pulled a handgun and shot him at least once. He was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, police said.

Police seek car that belonged to man found dead after fire

TOWSON -- County police are asking for the public's help in locating a car that belonged to a Turners Station man found dead this week after a townhouse fire.

The car belonged to George Koval Jr., 62, whose body was discovered in a burning house Monday. Police said Koval was dead before the fire at 102 Willow Court.

The 1995 four-door Dodge Neon is either teal or light purple, police said, and has Maryland tags EGR 632. Anyone with information about the car, call 410-887-2198.

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