The exact cause of his death remains under investigation. Peter Schworm of the Globe, however, tweets neighbors told him police were calling it a stabbing.
Boston Police report finding a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound on Tremont Street, midway between Stuart and Oak, around 2 a.m. He was taken around the corner to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
There was a fatal shooting at 132 Hyde Park Ave. around 6:30 p.m. at 132 Hyde Park Avenue, near Walk Hill, Scott Eisen reports.
Police shut Hyde Park Avenue as they began their investigation, but the road is now re-opened to traffic.
Casey, who lives a few doors down, reports from the scene:
That was horrible. People crying in the street. Traffic's a disaster. I heard from a neighbor someone was shot in the head. There are A LOT of cops. Neighbor told me they got there super fast.
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted an East Boston man for the death of Michael Costa 13 months after Costa was beaten to the ground at a bus stop on Nov. 2, 2010. Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office have launched a manhunt for Jean "Tyson" Torres Varga, thanks to a mistake by the Suffolk County Criminal Clerk's Office, which let him walk by mistake before his araignment.
Police say Costa and a friend were waiting for a bus on Meridian Street when Costa spotted Vargas and pointed him out to his friend because he knew the two had had words before:
In the last 3 days in Boston, 10 people have been shot and 2 have died from gun shot wounds. In all likelihood, all of these crimes were committed with illegal guns.
The NRA is one of the most powerful lobbies in the USA so we have a lot of work to do to get this passed. Scott Brown says he opposes Federal legislation on this issue because "it is a local issue." Mayors Tom Menino and Mike Bloomberg and mayors from 625 cities in the USA disagree with Scott Brown.
Update, 12:50 p.m.: Boston Police report the victim, 20, died at Boston Medical Center.
Brian D'Amico reports a man was shot shortly before 9 p.m. outside the Price Rite, 871 River St., and was taken to Boston Medical Center in bad shape. Police are looking for a white Subaru spotted driving down River Street into Hyde Park.
The man was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center. The woman was treated at Boston Medical Center for a non-life-threatening injury, police say.
Update: Arrest made.
The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries sustained. Homicide detectives are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the victim's death.
NECN reports she was Barbara Coyne and that state Sen. Jack Hart vows her killer will be brought to justice.
In August of last year, Barbara Tagen, 65, was found beaten to death in her Andrew Square apartment. An alleged drug-using neighbor faces trial on a charge of first-degree murder for her death.
Boston Police report a man was shot repeatedly inside a Warren Street convenience store early this morning.
The man, in his mid-20s, was found with multiple gunshot wounds inside the 24Seven Convenience Store, 655 Warren St., around 4:25 a.m., police say. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died.
Updated with arraignment information.
A Dorchester man was charged with stabbing his downstairs neighbor to death early this morning.
Updated Monday, 9 a.m.
The man, 21, known to his friends as Humz and Hum Greazy, is Boston's third homicide victim this year and the second Villa Victoria resident to be gunned down since September, when Alex Sierra was murdered.
UPDATE, 4/30/12: Man charged with the murder.
UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim was in his 50s and pronounced dead at the scene. "The preliminary investigation indicates that this was not a random incident."
The homicide unit is at 47 Winston Rd., where a body was found this morning.
The victim is Dorchester's 27th murder victim this year (map).
The homicide unit was on scene outside Dearborn Liquors, 60 Dearborn St., Tuesday night. The suspect may be a black man in his late 30s or early 40s, with "Jamaican style" hair under a long cap, who rode away on a bicycle.
UPDATE: Police say death was a homicide.
Although police say her cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, they are asking anybody who might know anything about the death to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or by calling the anonymous tip line at 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to to CRIME (27463).
UPDATE: The Globe reports the woman was Gail Miles, Watertown’s first black police officer.