Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Victim named: Police identified yesterday Nathaniel James Jackson Jr., 28, of the 700 block of Wharton Court as the man shot in the head about 2:35 a.m. Saturday as he stood in the 1200 block of Appleleaf Court, in the Somerset Homes public housing complex. Jackson died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Chris Bieling at 410-396-2100.
Shooting: A 21-year-old man was walking in the 400 block of E. 21st. St. about 11:15 a.m. Saturday when an unknown person shot him in the face and chest. He was reported in good condition at Johns Hopkins.
Arrest: Brandon Cross of the 4000 block of Elderon Ave. was arrested Thursday by Officer Chris Wade of the Northwestern District on a warrant charging him with attempted murder. Cross, 17, was charged as an adult with shooting Michael Kuhn, 26, on Aug. 13 in the 4100 block of W. Belvedere Ave.
Shooting: Two men were arguing in the 5500 block of Force Road about 1 p.m. Saturday when one shot the other in the back. The 40-year-old victim was listed in fair condition at Johns Hopkins. No arrest had been made.
Burglary: Three televisions and a DVD player were stolen over the weekend from a house in the 5400 block of Force Road.
Robbery: After an unlicensed taxi driver picked up a woman at Edmondson Avenue and Longwood Street about 7 a.m. Saturday, he drove her to the first block of S. Hilton St. and robbed her of $183 while threatening her with a knife. The man sped off in a gold two-door Chevrolet El Camino.
Robbery try: Police were seeking two men, one with a handgun, who forced their way into a house in the 300 block of N. Calhoun St. about 6:20 p.m. Thursday and demanded money from two adult female occupants. After forcing the women onto a floor, the men searched the house. Finding no money, they fled.
Burglary: Two .38-caliber Colt handguns and a large jar containing coins were stolen over the weekend from the bedroom of a house in the 800 block of Streambank Court.
Burglary: Several DVDs, a cell phone and a wallet containing an undisclosed sum of cash were stolen Saturday from a house in the 11700 block of Mayfair Field Drive.
White Marsh Precinct
Burglary: Two window air conditioners were stolen Friday from a house in the 4300 block of Ridge Road.