Sunday, June 13, 2021
Robert Lang, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5
Baltimore Metropolis police mentioned they’re investigating what they name a “discharging,” not a capturing, within the 1600 block of Aliceanna Road in Fells Level at round 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Police mentioned a number of autos have been broken within the block resulting from gunfire.
Video obtained by WBAL Radio reveals individuals operating on Broadway simply south of Aliceanna Road after listening to what seems to be many loud photographs.
One automobile was occupied and an individual contained in the automobile suffered a laceration to the pinnacle and went to a hospital.
Police mentioned docs discovered the sufferer was not shot however did endure a laceration.
The incident occurred throughout a weekend of heightened safety within the neighborhood full of bars and eating places that’s in style with each locals and vacationers.
The response adopted a violent weekend final week, the place three individuals have been shot.
A minimum of one enterprise proprietor within the neighborhood told WBAL NewsRadio on Friday, the response was extreme.
Nick Johnson, proprietor of Su Casa Furnishings, mentioned he believes the police command trailer was parked in entrance of his retailer, in “retaliation” for a letter he and different enterprise house owners despatched metropolis leaders final week promising to place their tax funds in escrow until the town addressed crime and disorderly conduct in Fells Level.
Maryland State Police operated a sobriety checkpoint Friday and Saturday nights on Boston Road that connects Fells Level and Canton.
Troopers report between 9 p.m. Saturday and three a.m. Sunday seven impaired drivers have been arrested together with one other individual wished on a warrant.
Over two nights 14 individuals have been arrested for DUI, one for possession of a weapon and one on an impressive warrant.
Baltimore Metropolis police and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police helped function the checkpoint.
It’s not identified if the checkpoint will probably be working subsequent weekend.
At a digital city corridor on Thursday night time, Deputy Mayor for Public Security Sunny Schnitzer advised residents and enterprise house owners that this weekend’s response could be a “one and finished response,” however could be revised for future weekends
The response included 9 further metropolis law enforcement officials patrolling the neighborhood in the course of the weekend together with sheriff’s deputies and college law enforcement officials.
Extra trash pickups have been additionally happening in the course of the weekend.