Murder

By - 5/23/15 - 9:36 am

Shortly before 1 a.m. at Weaver Way and Weaver Court, Stanley Staco reports. Boston Police report the victim, Larry Moore, 27, of Dorchester, was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 5/12/15 - 8:32 pm

Boston Police report Jeromie Johnson, 33, of Dorchester, died after being shot at 50 Richfield St. around 8:20 p.m. on April 4.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he eventually died, police say.

By - 5/7/15 - 7:44 am

Stanley Staco reports the 24-year-old was shot around 4 a.m. on Winthrop Street between Whiting and Fairland. Boston Police report the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 3/31/15 - 12:02 pm

Updated with information from Boston Police.

Police officers responding to a report of shots fired at 332 Harvard St. in Dorchester around 11:25 a.m. found the building on fire, Boston Police report.

After firefighters doused the first-floor flames, officers found the body of a man, 37, shot dead. A woman, 34, was also found with gunshot injuries; she was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

By - 3/15/15 - 7:43 am

Stanley Staco reports two people were shot about 4 a.m. outside a house party on Lincoln Street. One of the victims was found at the scene; the other showed up at Milton Hospital in a car with shot-out windows.

By - 3/14/15 - 4:01 pm
Luis Ramos

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Luis Ramos, 40. His friends knew him as Red.

Stanley Staco reports a person was shot repeatedly around 3:45 p.m. outside 571 Dudley St.

By - 2/11/15 - 11:25 am

Boston Police report charging a Hyde Park teen with murdering a man in his 20s around 10:30 a.m. on Centre Street near the Arborway, then opened fire on an officer who started chasing him.

Boston Police report the murder happened outside 891 Centre St., near the Arborway rotary.

By - 1/26/15 - 9:31 pm

Updated.

Boston Police say a man whose body was found around 9 p.m. at 8 Shetland St. died of stab wounds.

The stabbing happened across the street from the headquarters of the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association.

Ed. note: I've closed the comments on this post because a post about a murder is not the place for racist spewing.

By - 1/20/15 - 11:13 am

Update, 10:55 p.m. Davidson has died

Update, 8:30 p.m. WBZ identifies the doctor as Michael Davidson, a cardiac surgeon from Wellesley.

By - 1/19/15 - 8:07 pm
Pippin Roe

Boston Police report Boston and New York detectives teamed up today to arrest a man wanted for killing Pippin Roe, 40, whose body was found in a wooded area near 1542 Columbus Ave. on July 13, 2014.

Ritcher Baez, 24, of New York, was charged with murder.

By - 1/9/15 - 12:21 am

The scene on Harrishof. Photo by Ryan.

UPDATE: Victim identified as Alex DoSouto.

Stanley Staco and Boston EMS Incidents report four people in a car were shot around 10:45 p.m. on the 100 block of Harrishof Street.

By - 1/3/15 - 6:39 pm
Jimmy Velasquez

Ed. note: Posting about this September murder now because BPD never reported on it when it happened - I discovered this case on a BPD list of unsolved murders.

Boston Police report that Jimmy Velasquez, 49, was shot to death around 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 14 at 14 Glenarm St.

By - 12/21/14 - 11:53 am

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was stabbed repeatedly around 4:30 a.m. at 568 Blue Hill Ave. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Two other men were also stabbed, but are expected to survive.

By - 12/17/14 - 1:57 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as William Davis, 20.

David Finnerty reports a man was shot around 1:35 p.m. at West Cottage and Dudley streets. Boston Police report the man, in his 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

In September, a man died after being shot in the face at that intersection.

By - 12/13/14 - 9:59 am

WCVB reports a man was found stabbed to death around 6:30 p.m. on Friday on Adams Street, near Pierce Street.

The Dorchester Reporter identifies him as Sean Dwyer, owner of the Clover City Unisex Barber Shop.

His body, in the middle of the road, was first spotted by passengers on an MBTA bus and police at first thought he had been hit by the bus.

By - 11/10/14 - 4:27 pm

God Sees Red

Look at my people, my created
Killing, angry, murder at the drop of a pin

Some don't realize the trouble they're in

Jealousy, revenge, hate

Using guns
Hastening the death rate

I look at my children
I see red

Their blood - red
My anger - red

My Son's Blood - red
Shed for their sins

My tears I shed
When I can't welcome them in

If my people who are called by my name
Would humble themselves, pray, turn from their Gun Violence ways......

By - 11/8/14 - 4:32 pm

Crime scene on Bowdoin. Photo by LoudNaps.

Rosa

UPDATE: Rosa found dead in Rehoboth.

Boston Police have issued a statewide BOLO for Paulo Rosa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend at their apartment at 45 Bowdoin St.

Her body was discovered around 4 p.m.

The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. Pending the results of an autopsy, the cause and manner of death will remain under investigation.

By - 11/5/14 - 10:03 pm

Main Street remained a crime scene well into the night. Photo by Christopher Kiertz.

UPDATE: One of the two victims, Ryan Morrissey, died

Around 9:40 p.m. outside 274 Main St. At least one of the victim's injuries were severe enough to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.

By - 11/5/14 - 11:41 am

SHOTS FIRED....

Shots fired, shotspotter on, 911, what's goin on?
Tires squeal, bullets fly, oh God I hear a baby cry!

Sirens wail, an old woman frail... falls down...her heart begins to fail.
Police, ambulances, a man, blood on his face, will they live?
Maybe... God's grace.

Curious neighbors gather round, some just stare at the ground.
In some houses lights go out. Now I hear a young man shout
"He shot my brother! I'll find him quick!"...The anger in his face, makes me sick.

By - 11/5/14 - 11:38 am

Too many guns
bullets flying

Shots fired
dying and crying

So many afraid to walk the streets
prisoners in their own homes

Too many guns
in the wrong hands

Neighborhoods and schools turned into
battle lands

What do we do?
What do we say?

Where is hope for
just one day?

Just one day
without bad news

Just one day
with no one dying

Just one day
with no one crying
over a body
lifeless and still

Death by gunfire
such a bitter pill

Too many guns....

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