Murder

By - 10/10/11 - 9:41 am

A man in his 40s was found shot around 1 a.m. outside 20 Nahant Ave. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, a police spokesman said this morning.

The man, not otherwise identified by police, is Dorchester's 22nd murder victim this year.

By - 10/9/11 - 12:20 pm

Boston Police report a 22-year-old man died after being shot repeatedly around 11:45 p.m. at the Mobil station at Blue Hill Avenue and Babson Street.

By - 10/6/11 - 8:09 am

Boston Police report two men were shot around 9 p.m. outside 40 Kensington Park. One victim, in his mid 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other, in his mid 30s, was taken to Boston Medical Center in critical condition.

This was the second fatal double shooting on Kensington Park in less than two months.

The dead victim is Roxbury's seventh murder... Read more

By - 10/4/11 - 7:16 am

UPDATE: The victim, Paula Jacobs, 23, of Randolph, died on Oct. 13.

Boston Police tweet a woman was shot last night at 39 Dearborn St.... Read more

By - 9/25/11 - 10:32 pm

Boston Police report two teens, one 16, one 14, were found shot around 3:20 p.m. outside 253 Geneva Ave.

Both were taken to Boston Medical Center. The 16-year-old died not long after; the 14-year-old remains near death, police say.

Channel 5 reports the shooter was on a bicycle when he fired at the two repeatedly.

The dead teen is Dorchester's 21st murder... Read more

By - 9/23/11 - 4:31 pm

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 9:20 p.m. yesterday at 15 Abbot St.

Police identified the victim only as black and 29. He is Dorchester's 20th murder victim this year.... Read more

By - 9/22/11 - 1:04 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report an autopsy shows the cause of death was murder by blunt trauma.

Boston Police report they are awaiting an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a 30-year-old woman whose body was found yesterday in a unit at 52 Cummings Rd.... Read more

By - 9/14/11 - 8:50 am

Updated 3 p.m.

Justin Albert, 22, of the South End, died early today when he was surrounded by a group of men at Cunard and Tremont streets and then stabbed repeatedly, according to Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

Steven Rolley, 29, of Dorchester, was arrested not long after. He was ordered held without bail at his arraignment today for murder... Read more

By - 9/3/11 - 8:17 pm

Update: Two arrested.

Updated 12 a.m.

SierraBoston Police report an 18-year-old shot repeatedly at W. Brookline and Tremont streets around 7:20 p.m. died not long after at Boston Medical Center.

The teen, identified by family and friends on Facebook as Alex "Blanco" Sierra, was found inside El Barbaritos hair... Read more

By - 8/31/11 - 11:05 pm

Updated Monday morning.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death Wednesday night at McNulty Court and Walford Way in the Bunker Hill project.

The victim, a black male in his 20s, was transported to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead. This is Charlestown's first murder this year.... Read more

By - 8/29/11 - 8:46 pm

UPDATE: Man charged with murder.

Boston Police report Barbara Tagen, 65, was killed in her apartment at 385 Dorchester St. sometime before her body was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Police found her body "suffering from trauma."

By - 8/28/11 - 3:35 pm

Boston Police report finding a man, 26, with multiple gunshot wounds around 7 p.m., Saturday, at 11 Fayston St.

The man was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. He is Dorchester's 19th murder victim this year (map).... Read more

By - 8/26/11 - 10:25 am

Boston Police report finding a man in his mid to late 20s with multiple gunshot wounds behind 18 Hosmer St., around 4:10 a.m. He was pronounced at the scene.... Read more

By - 8/23/11 - 9:36 pm

Boston Police report a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death around 12:10 a.m. at 92 Sumner St.

Lester James, 24, of Dorchester, was arrested this afternoon on a charge of murder, police say. He is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in Dorchester District Court.

The victim, not identified by police, is Dorchester's 18th murder victim this year (map), but the first in August.... Read more

By - 8/23/11 - 8:52 am

UPDATE: Boston Police report one of the victims has died, and that both victims, both in their 20s, were "well known to police."

Boston Police tweet two people were shot around 9:30 p.m. yesterday at 3 Kensington Park, off Warren Street. The Globe reports one was shot in the head.... Read more

By - 8/22/11 - 8:29 am

Viking StarlinerViking StarlinerVictim identified as Robert McDaniel; had escaped death twice before.

Boston Police report the man had been on a harbor cruise on the Viking Starliner and that a fight may have broken out on the ship. The victim, identified only as a man... Read more

By - 8/10/11 - 11:03 am

UPDATE, 5:40 p.m. Randy Moore, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on murder charges in Brighton District Court, the Suffolk County DA's office says. The neighbor he allegedly shot to death was 70, used a wheelchair.

UPDATE, 12:53 p.m.: Suspect reported in custody.

17 Ledgemere Rd., opposite Chestnut Hill Avenue. SWAT team, negotiator, additional officers from across the city on the way. The man periodically... Read more

By - 8/7/11 - 12:54 pm

Shooting scene: At 1:45 p.m., police were still combing the second-floor apartment.Shooting scene: At 1:45 p.m., police were still combing the second-floor apartment.

Boston Police report three people were shot around 3:45 a.m. at 3964 Washington St. A woman, 43,... Read more

By - 8/6/11 - 2:59 pm

Boston Police report a man in his early 30s was found shot to death at the corner of East Berkeley Street and Harrison Avenue around 4:50 a.m. - around the corner from where the MBTA recently put up a prominent tower-mounted camera. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 7/31/11 - 8:27 pm

Boston Police report four men were shot around 12:20 this morning and that one died tonight.

Police say the victim, 20, was found at the shooting scene at 40 Ames St. The other three fled before police arrived and were found elsewhere. Two victims, 18 and 21, were found on the other side of Harambee Park at 148 Talbot St. and are expected... Read more

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