Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Baltimore City

Western District

Shooting: Five men were talking in the 2600 block of Lauretta Ave. near Evergreen Street about 7 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman fired several shots into the group, hitting one of the men in the right leg. The victim, who may not have been the gunman's intended target, was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Southwestern District

Shooting: A man was shot in the chest about 5 p.m. yesterday at Westside Shopping Center in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. He was taken by a friend to St. Agnes HealthCare, where he was in good condition last night. No arrest had been made.

Burglary: A compact disc player, stereo receiver, videocassette recorder, 250 compact discs and a compact disc changer, all valued at more than $5,000, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 200 block of S. Loudon Ave.

Eastern District

Shooting: An unknown assailant shot a man in the neck shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday in the 1100 block of N. Dallas St. He was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital. No arrest had been made.

Northern District

Robbery: A man, 33, was seated in his car at the drive-through window at McDonald's restaurant in the 100 block of W. North Ave. about 10 a.m. Wednesday when a man pointed a handgun at him and robbed him of more than $300.

Robbery: Two men, one of whom implied he was armed, robbed the Safeway food market in the 2400 block of N. Charles St. of an undisclosed sum of money about 10: 25 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbery: A gunman robbed Sam & Angie's food market in the 2700 block of Huntingdon Ave. of $150 and four packs of cigarettes about 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Baltimore County

Towson Precinct

Robbery/arrest: A man armed with a shotgun robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 6300 block of Sherwood Ave. of an undisclosed sum of money about 3 a.m. yesterday and was arrested without incident a short time later a short distance away.

North Point Precinct

Burglary/arrests: Two boys, one 17 and the other 12, who ran away from a Baltimore group home were arrested Wednesday after they broke into a house in the 2200 block of Lodge Farm Road and stole jewelry valued at $40.

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