Mattapan

By - 7/27/16 - 9:59 am

Three people were shot, one in the stomach, around midnight at 115 Babson St., Stanley Staco and Mark Parkinson report.

By - 7/25/16 - 6:19 pm
Proposed Mattapan residential complex

Architect's rendering of the view from near Mattapan Square.

The MBTA board today officially designated a pair of non-profit groups to build 135 residential units - 69 marketed as affordable - on what is now an underused parking lot for the trolley station in Mattapan Square. Read more.

By - 7/22/16 - 11:35 pm

A man got out of a van, then started shooting at it around 11:30 p.m. on Evelyn Street, off Blue Hill Avenue. The van sped away.

By - 7/22/16 - 9:52 pm

A person was shot shortly before 9:40 p.m. at 90 River St. in Mattapan, Jeff Durham reports. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 7/14/16 - 9:31 am
Turkey pecking at car in Mattapan

Radiomancy Museum noticed a couple of turkeys in Mattapan this morning: One stood watch while the other went up to a car and began pecking at it.

By - 7/12/16 - 8:47 am

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old on charges he shot a woman at 563 Norfolk St. around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 11:57 am
Jermaine Good

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Doone Avenue on June 24 was Jermaine Good, 43.

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By - 6/26/16 - 3:04 pm
Adriel, found alone at a playground

UPDATE: WCVB reports police have found the parents but add the child remains in DCF care.

Boston Police are seeking the public's help to find the parents or guardians of Adriel, a boy believed to be two or three who was found alone at Ryan Playground, 310 River St. in Mattapan around 6:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 6/25/16 - 6:03 pm

Tom captured the incident on Morton Street just past Blue Hill Avenue on his car dashcam late Thursday afternoon.

WBZ reports police are aware of the incident but that nobody came into B-3, which is right across the street, to report anything. If you go to the video and set it to the slowest possible speed, it sure looks like running guy was running because he'd just taken something that didn't belong to him.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 6/24/16 - 3:31 pm

Around 3:25 p.m. at Doone Avenue and Stow Road. Several shots were reported.

By - 6/21/16 - 9:22 am
Flonory

A man who narrowly escaped death himself the week after his sister and her young son were murdered in 2010 was identified as Boston's latest murder victim.

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By - 6/18/16 - 11:14 pm

Around 11:10 p.m. outside 62 Astoria St. A second person was shot in the shoulder and leg.

Boston Police report the murder victim was a man in his 30s.

There were so many witnesses, from a nearby cookout that police had to request two T buses to transport them to police headquarters for interviews.

By - 6/14/16 - 1:19 pm
Marcus Hall

UPDATE: Victim identified as Marcus Hall, 31, who had brought his young son to the Hair It Is barbershop for a haircut. His obituary.

The Dorchester Reporter reports a man was found shot to death around 12:20 p.m. behind the block of stores at 1186 Blue Hill Ave., kitty corner from the District B-3 police station.

Boston EMS Incidents reports the victim was shot in the head. WCVB reports he was in his 30s.

By - 6/6/16 - 6:10 pm

WCVB reports on a video taken by a customer of the America's Food Basket in Mattapan Square.

By - 6/3/16 - 11:25 pm

Around 11:20 p.m., although the shooting might have happened about two hours earlier in the area of 27 Hiawatha Rd., near Blue Hill Avenue.

By - 5/28/16 - 11:24 pm

On Walk Hill Street near Fottler Road around 11:20 p.m.

By - 5/27/16 - 6:24 am

Around 8 p.m. on Thursday on Blue Hill Avenue near Rexford Street, WFXT reports.

By - 5/26/16 - 7:24 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Christopher Jackson, 30, of killing a childhood friend who did not grow up to love him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/26/16 - 12:07 am

Boston Police report a woman was walking home around 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday near Cummins Highway and Rosewood Street when: Read more.

By - 5/25/16 - 5:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they say used a SpongeBob SquarePants backpack to store the cocaine they were selling out of a car in Mattapan Square yesterday afternoon. Read more.