Stray bullets struck and killed the mother of a Navy midshipman as she sat on a hotel patio in Annapolis, Maryland, just after midnight Tuesday, police say. Michelle Cummings, 57, from Houston, was sitting with her husband and another couple at the patio of the Graduate Hotel on West Street about 12:20 a.m. when bullets struck her, police said. The hotel is less than a mile away from the United States Naval Academy and the Maryland State House.