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The Marine Patrol said Kevin Nilamd, 48, of Riva, Md., drove his pontoon boat between the boy and the menacing boat, impaled the boat on his pontoons and rescued the boy. The boy’s name was not released. Nobody was hurt.


Mayor’s security helps shooting victim

Baltimore police said a man shot Monday night got help from an officer keeping watch outside the mayor’s home.

The shooting happened about 11 p.m. in the 600 block of Swann Avenue.

A department spokesman said two men were in a car on Swann Avenue when someone approached them and fired into the vehicle.

One man was shot in the neck and the other drove them away from the scene.

The spokesman said they called 911 and because they were unfamiliar with the area they decided to pull over. At that moment, they spotted a police cruiser.

They stopped and got help from an officer in the police detail outside Mayor Sheila Dixon’s home. The shooting victim is listed in grave condition at Sinai Hospital.


Inmate dies; overdose suspected

Maryland Division of Correction officials said an inmate from Eastern Correctional Institution died of a suspected drug overdose.

The incident occurred Sunday, the same day three other inmates were taken to a local hospital to be treated for a suspected overdose.

An agency spokesman said Patrick York was found unresponsive in his cell when a correctional officer was making her routine rounds.

The officer tried to resuscitate York by performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation but was unsuccessful. When an ambulance arrived at the scene, it was determined that York had died. York was serving 15 years for burglary and forgery.

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