By - 12/9/11 - 10:21 am

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).

By - 12/7/11 - 6:36 am

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.

By - 12/6/11 - 8:50 pm

The homicide unit responded to 7 Samoset St., where a man was shot around 8 p.m.

The Dorchester Reporter reports the victim died. He is Dorchester's 26th murder victim this year.... Read more

By - 12/4/11 - 5:58 pm

UPDATE: Police say death was a homicide.

Boston Police report the body of a 60-year-old woman was found around 10 a.m., Saturday at 8 Wardman Rd.

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... Read more

By - 11/29/11 - 7:37 pm

UPDATE, Wednesday morning: Boston Police report the man, identified only as black and in his 20s, died.

Charlestown Patch reports on the 5:30 p.m. shooting on Bunker Hill Street.

By - 11/21/11 - 4:52 pm

UPDATE: Ruled a murder.

Boston Police tweet they are investigating the death of a woman in her 30s in an apartment at 50 Fairlawn Ave.... Read more

By - 11/14/11 - 10:50 am

Boston Police report two women in their 20s were found with fatal gunshot wounds inside 50 Harlem St. around 9:15 a.m.

They are Dorchester's 24th and 25th murder victims this year (map).... Read more

By - 11/12/11 - 9:58 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, a man in his 40s, died at Boston Medical Center.

A man was shot around 9:45 p.m. at 21 Nazing St. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police shut the entire street to search for evidence and witnesses.

The suspect was described as black, average height, thin build, dressed all in black,... Read more

By - 10/24/11 - 11:06 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his 20s shot to death around 8 p.m. at 89 Brook Ave.... Read more

By - 10/16/11 - 11:39 am

Crime scene The scene this morning. Photo by Pug Daddy

UPDATE: Arrest made: Hector Soto of Roslindale.

SotoBoston Police report a 19-year-old man was stabbed around 4:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven at... Read more

By - 10/11/11 - 7:23 pm

Boston Police report finding the body of a man in his 50s at 3 Virginia St. shortly after 1 p.m.

The man, stabbed several times, was pronounced dead at the scene. He is Dorchester's 23rd murder victim this year (map).... Read more

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