Murder

By - 12/18/12 - 9:56 am

UPDATE: Police say the victim was stabbed to death.

The Globe reports homicide detectives are looking into how a body turned up near the Boston Fire Department alarm building this morning.

By - 12/15/12 - 11:38 am

UPDATE: Victim identified.

Boston Police report a man shot shortly before 11 a.m. outside 11 Windsor St., off Melnea Cass and Shawmut, was pronounced dead at the scene.... Read more

By - 12/13/12 - 8:43 pm

A man was shot around 8:30 p.m. at 39 Elmont St. Boston Police report the victim, Ronald Dias, 23, died.

A possible suspect: Black male, late 20s, early 30s, with hazel eyes and wearing black hoodie, spotted running toward Vassar.

By - 12/11/12 - 3:12 pm

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Shawn Taylor, 28.

Boston Police report a 28-year-old man was fatally shot inside 37 Copeland St. around 1:20 this morning.

Murders in Boston, 2012.... Read more

By - 11/28/12 - 2:57 pm

UPDATE: The second victim also died.

Boston Police report two men were shot around 2:45 p.m. at Batchelder and Longmeadow streets and that one of them - shot in the head - died. The other is at Boston Medical Center with life threatening injuries.... Read more

By - 11/19/12 - 5:47 pm

UPDATE: Arrest made in the death of Leroy Cooper.

Brian D'Amico and Scott Eisen report a man found with gunshot wounds around 5:40 p.m. at 118 Leicester St. died.

Photos of the scene.... Read more

By - 10/30/12 - 11:35 am

Boston Police report a 22-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound at 1050 Tremont St. around 3:40 a.m. on Sunday. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 10/22/12 - 7:50 am

Stanley Staco reports somebody was taken away in critical condition after being shot twice in the chest around 1:45 a.m. off Edson Street. Boston Police report the victim, in his 20s, was shot behind 36 Whitman Street and that he died at Boston Medical Center.

By - 10/17/12 - 11:29 am

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, Alfonso Rivas, 23, was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.

Police are at 14 Lyndhurst St., where officers found a person shot in the head shortly after 11 a.m. The homicide unit has been summoned, just in case.... Read more

By - 10/9/12 - 8:16 am

UPDATE: Authorities ID body as that of missing student.

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports another body was found this morning, near where a middle-aged man's body was found floating yesterday. No ID yet.

Steve Saleeba reports that, per State Police, a BU rowing coach found the body. Mike Riley tweets police shut one lane on the bridge to let... Read more

By - 10/6/12 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report a man was found fatally and repeatedly stabbed around 1:10 a.m. at 11 Charles St.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Cherby LaJoie, 39.

By - 10/5/12 - 11:39 am

Boston Police report a man was shot several times around 2 a.m. at 10 Trotter Ct. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 10/1/12 - 10:19 pm

Brian D'Amico reports three people were shot on Park Street near Geneva Avenue around 10 p.m. and that one of the victims is dead.

Update, Tuesday afternoon: Boston Police report the dead victim was shot repeatedly. The other two victims, one shot in the throat on the front stairs of 230 Park St., the other, shot in the hip and shoulder, are expected... Read more

By - 9/27/12 - 7:29 pm

Brian D'Amico reports two people were shot around 7:15 p.m. inside the Universal Barbershop and Salon at 436 Geneva Ave.. The dead victim was shot in the head; the woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.

UPDATE: Boston Police report the man was in his early 20s; the woman in her late 50s.... Read more

By - 9/11/12 - 10:49 am

Boston Police report a 19-year-old was found shot outside 57 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester around 6:40 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died. Police do not believe there is a connection with another teen's murder about two hours later in Mattapan.

By - 9/10/12 - 11:29 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim's name was Arthur Stewart.

Brian D'Amico reports a 19-year old was shot around 8:30 on Sanford St. He was taken away in serious enough shape to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.... Read more

By - 8/31/12 - 9:22 am

UPDATE: Boston Police identified the victim as Deandre Townsend, 21.

Boston Police report a man shot around 1:06 a.m. on Southern Avenue was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died.

Channel 7 reports the victim was seen running from the scene before collapsing on Ferndale Street.... Read more

By - 8/15/12 - 3:05 pm

DrogbaUPDATE: Arrest made.

A Dorchester man became Boston's fifth murder victim since Saturday when he was fatally stabbed in an argument at a route-23 bus stop in Roxbury this afternoon.

Friends have identified him as Rashad "Rizzy" Barnes, 25.

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was getting off a bus... Read more

By - 8/12/12 - 9:47 pm

UPDATE: Police report a third woman died Monday.

Brian D'Amico reports at least four people were shot around 9:20 p.m. at 38 Harlem St. in Dorchester. Boston Police report two of the women were pronounced dead at the scene; two others were brought to local hospitals - one with life-threatening injuries.

This was Boston's second mass shooting of the day; earlier, ... Read more

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