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Frightened neighbors heard gunshots, saw victim in street after shooting near Patterson Park

BALTIMORE -- A Thanksgiving morning shooting one block away from Patterson Park has many neighbors on edge. Police told WJZ on Friday that detectives still have no motive or suspects. The 23-year-old gunshot victim remains in grave condition, according to authorities. He was shot in the head at close range in the 100 block of North Lakewood Avenue around 3 a.m. on Thursday. "This one was so close that it really jumped me awake," one neighbor told WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren. "Something was off. The moment I heard it, my stomach dropped, and I was like, 'What's going on?'" The neighbor asked that we not...
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Baltimore Police find boy who went missing on Thanksgiving Day

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Police have found an 11-year-old boy who ran away from home on Thanksgiving Day, according to authorities.Kamari Johnson was last seen in the 4700 block of Ivanhoe Avenue around 7:25 p.m. on Thursday, police said.He was found "safe and unharmed," police said in an email on Friday afternoon.Johnson is 4'9" tall and weighs about 100 pounds, according to authorities.He was wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and gray Fila sneakers when he went missing, police said.It is unclear if he was wearing the same clothing when he was found.
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Two Shot One Dead In Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place shortly after midnight Wednesday morning that left one man dead and a 34-year-old man injured. Shortly after 12:30 am, police arrived at 2500 McElderry Street in Southeast, Baltimore, after a call of a reported shooting came in. When they arrived, police discovered a 34-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his hip. The victim was lying on the ground. Medics brought the victim to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Another male was found inside of a residence on the 500 Block of Rose Street The post Two Shot One Dead In Baltimore appeared first on Shore News Network.
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Baltimore County police violated couple’s constitutional rights during 2019 encounter, federal judge rules

Baltimore County police violated the constitutional rights of a Gwynn Oak couple when officers forced them from their home at gunpoint during a February 2019 arrest, according to a federal judge, who ruled Tuesday that a resulting lawsuit could move forward. Thomas Allotey and his fiancé, Caia Weaver, sued Baltimore County in September 2021, more than two years after police arrested them at ...
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23-Year-Old Shot In The Head in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – A 23-year-old man was shot in the head multiple times in Southeast Baltimore early yesterday morning. The incident happened on the 100 Block of North Lakewood Avenue. At approximately 3 am, neighbors heard gunshots. Police responded to the scene and discovered the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his head. The victim was brought to a local hospital where he remains in grave condition. The identity of the victim is unknown at this time. The police interviewed neighbors, and they had seen a vehicle that was leaving the scene but could not identify the type of vehicle. The post 23-Year-Old Shot In The Head in Baltimore appeared first on Shore News Network.
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Apartment fire reported in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon apartment fire in Rosedale. The fire was reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Parham Circle (21237). Units arrived to find smoke showing from a three-story apartment building, according to Baltimore County Breaking News. The blaze was quickly contained and...
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Baltimore officials seek help in finding missing 11-year-old

Baltimore police are asking for help in locating 11-year-old Kamari Johnson. Johnson was last seen on Nov. 24, 2022, in the 4700 block of Ivanhoe Avenue around 7:25 p.m. wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and gray Fila sneakers. Kamari Johnson is 4 feet, 9 inches tall and...
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Man shot in head early Thanksgiving morning in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD – Residents in the area of North Lakewood avenue in Baltimore were woken up early on Thanksgiving morning by the sound of gunfire. At around 3 am, police responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of North Lakewood Avenue to find a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the head. The man was rushed to a nearby hospital and at this time is listed in grave condition. Neighbors reported to police that after hearing the gunshots, they observed a vehicle fleeing from the scene, but due to the darkness were unable to The post Man shot in head early Thanksgiving morning in Baltimore appeared first on Shore News Network.
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One dead, another taken to hospital in Catonsville car crash, Baltimore County Police say

A 34-year-old man was killed in a car crash Wednesday morning, Baltimore County Police said in a news release. Police arrived about 10 a.m. to the scene of the collision at the intersection of Route 40 and Nuwood Drive in Catonsville. Bryan Mays was driving a 1995 Honda Civic when he struck a Nissan Rogue, a light pole and a sign, according to the release. Mays died, and the driver of the ...
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House fire in Southeast Baltimore displaces four

Firefighters on Friday morning extinguished a dwelling fire in Southeast Baltimore that displaced four people, one of whom experienced smoke inhalation. Crews responded to a report of a house fire about 8 a.m. at the 6500 block of Saint Helena Avenue in the Saint Helena neighborhood. Flames were showing from the back of a two-story home that was occupied by four people, said Baltimore City ...
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Man injured in North Baltimore shooting

BALTIMORE -- A man was grazed by a stray bullet as he ran from a shooting Thursday in North Baltimore, police said. Officers responded to a walk-in shooting victim shortly after noon, where they found a 23-year-old man who had a gunshot graze wound to the head. The victim told police he was in the 700 block of E. Coldspring Lane when he heard gunfire. He reportedly began running and realized he had been shot. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call detectives at 410-396-2455 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.  
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Police find man shot to death on Loch Raven Boulevard

TOWSON, MD—Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death on Loch Raven Boulevard. On Tuesday, November 22, homicide detectives with the Baltimore County Police Department responded to the 8700-block of Loch Raven Boulevard in reference to an unconscious person. When they arrived at the scene, detectives...

Culinary Chaos: Turkey fryer catches fire in Joppatowne

BALTIMORE -- Volunteer firefighters in Harford County saved a chef from his Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, according to the local fire service. Firefighters responded to the report of a fire in the 200 block of Foster Knoll Drive on Thursday afternoon, volunteer firefighters said.They learned that a turkey fryer had caught fire and that the flames also fried part of the chef's home—melting the siding, according to the local fire service.
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Signal 13 Foundation donates 1,100 turkeys to Baltimore Police Department

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is the perfect time to give back to the community and those in need. This week the Signal 13 Foundation donated 1,100 turkeys to Baltimore City Police members.In a social media post, the police department thanked the foundation for all of their support, "The #BPD is thankful for the Signal 13 Foundation in Baltimore and all they do in supporting our members."
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Crash with rescue reported in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Crews are on the scene of a serious, Thursday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 12 p.m. in the area of Martin Boulevard at Riverton Road. Firefighters are attempting to free at least one person who is trapped in their vehicle,...
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