Guns

By - 3/26/17 - 1:01 pm

Cambridge Police are investigating gunfire on Elm Street, between Cambridge Street and Webster Avenue, around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 3/24/17 - 8:10 pm
Wanted for Dorchester housebreak

Boston Police report they are looking for two men they say broke into a Columbia Road house with a pry bar yesterday morning and made off with a small safe. Read more.

By - 3/23/17 - 7:45 pm

Boston Police report it took four officers to subdue a man they were questioning about a purse snatch yesterday morning on Juniper Street in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 3/23/17 - 10:56 am

Several shots fired around 10:40 a.m. at Moreland and Fairland streets. No victims have shown up.

By - 3/20/17 - 10:41 pm

Possibly as many as four shots, around 10:15 p.m. on Cheney Street at Hartwell.

By - 3/20/17 - 5:05 pm

At least one shot fired, shortly before 5 p.m. on Washington at Eldon Street.

By - 3/20/17 - 9:28 am

Boston Police report officers investigating two separate reports of gunfire arrested two men with loaded guns on Saturday - one of whom had his guns fall down his pants to the ground. Read more.

By - 3/19/17 - 6:21 pm

Around 6:10 p.m. Responding officers didn't find any victims at the scene, but not long after, somebody showed up at a local emergency room with a fresh gunshot wound to the leg.

By - 3/17/17 - 9:21 pm

The Quincy Sun reports on an incident this afternoon in Quincy Center that ended with two under arrest.

The T briefly stopped Red Line service through Quincy Center so officers could search for one of the suspects.

By - 3/16/17 - 11:18 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a man's conviction for illegal gun possession in a 2013 Newton road-rage incident because a gun is a gun no matter when it's made and, in any case, he failed to prove his gun was actually an antique exempt from normal state gun-licensing requirements. Read more.

By - 3/15/17 - 11:19 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. at Kipos, 106 Bunker Hill St., Rob O'Brien reports.

By - 3/14/17 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting three people on gun charges after officers approached their car, parked in front of a hydrant at Washington Street and Southern Avenue Monday night. Read more.

By - 3/13/17 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting two alleged burglars - and seizing two guns - after a Dorchester resident spotted them while monitoring his apartment from work via a surveillance camera. Read more.

By - 3/8/17 - 10:02 pm

Cambridge Day reports on the mystery of the man who showed up at a Cambridge hospital with a new entry wound, possibly driven there in a stolen car, maybe by another guy who ran away when the local constabulary arrived, not long after a fight was reported on the Cambridge/Somerville line.

By - 3/3/17 - 6:15 pm

Boston Police report arresting a security guard after he allegedly pistol whipped a man, pointed a gun at him and then, when the man was down on the ground, began kicking him.

Police add that luckily for all concerned, the security guard, Andrew Pierre, 34, could not have actually shot the man because he'd loaded all the magazines in both the guns he was packing backwards. Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 5:34 pm

Two years before Eric Vick, a JetBlue worker at Logan Airport, was snared in what turned out to be a cash-smuggling sting operation, he was busy smuggling guns from Georgia into Boston, where at least one was used in a Dorchester gang shooting, federal prosecutors charge. Read more.

By - 2/27/17 - 3:23 pm

Around 3:15 p.m. at Woodrow Terrace and Jones Avenue.

By - 2/27/17 - 9:38 am

Around 9:30 a.m. at Columbus and Weld avenues.

By - 2/24/17 - 5:08 pm

Around 5 p.m. at Talbot Avenue and Aspinwall Road (at least one spent shell recovered) and on Adams Street near Robinson Street and Ronan Park.

By - 2/22/17 - 11:16 pm

NBC Boston reports one of the victims of the shooting at Shawmut Avenue and Marvin Street shortly before 9 p.m. was taken away with life-threatening injuries.