Man shot in the wrist in Up­ton neigh­bor­hood

Baltimore Sun - - MARYLAND NATION & WORLD -

Bal­ti­more po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter a man re­ported he was shot in the city’s Up­ton neigh­bor­hood Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon, po­lice said. The man, who walked into an area hospi­tal for treat­ment about 3 p.m., told po­lice he was in the 1700 block of Di­vi­sion St. when he got into an ar­gu­ment with an­other man who pulled out a gun and shot the vic­tim in the wrist, po­lice said. No other de­tails were avail­able. Po­lice ask that any­one with in­for­ma­tion call Metro Crime Stop­pers at 1866-7Lockup.

Two men ar­rested in hu­man-traf­fick­ing case

Two Mary­land men are fac­ing hu­man-traf­fick­ing and drug charges fol­low­ing their ar­rest by Howard County po­lice at the Red Roof Inn in Jes­sup. Prince Q. Tor­res, 25, of Dis­trict Heights was charged with hu­man traf­fick­ing, pros­ti­tu­tion, as­sault and a hand­gun vi­o­la­tion. An­thony Kenneth Wil­son, 39, of Bal­ti­more was also charged with con­spir­ing in hu­man traf­fick­ing as well as drug dis­tri­bu­tion. On Wed­nes­day, po­lice spokes­woman Sherry Llewellyn said po­lice got a tip about hu­man traf­fick­ing and pros­ti­tu­tion at the ho­tel off Wash­ing­ton Boule­vard, where de­tec­tives rec­og­nized two women from the Back­page web­site. Back­page is com­monly used for pros­ti­tu­tion, po­lice said. Af­ter watching Tor­res, Wil­son and the two women en­ter and later leave the room, po­lice said, de­tec­tives found out that Tor­res had posted pros­ti­tu­tion ads on the web­site and took the money they were paid. The women, 28 and 29 years old, were also be­ing phys­i­cally as­saulted by Tor­res. Dur­ing the ar­rest, po­lice said, Wil­son was with Tor­res and had sus­pected heroin and crack co­caine in his pocket at the time. Llewellyn said both women are re­ceiv­ing as­sis­tance fol­low­ing the ar­rest. Tor­res is be­ing held with­out bond at the county jail, while Wil­son is held on $100,000 bond. As po­lice con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate pros­ti­tu­tion and hu­man traf­fick­ing in Howard County,

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