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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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

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.

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 the intersection of Centre Street and S. Huntington Avenue. The victim was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Police declined to identify him, but friends on Twitter and Facebook identified him as Kenny "Black" Soto.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 salon.

Two suspects, spotted fleeing in a gold minivan, were tracked to the area of Annunciation Road and Prentiss Street, near the Ruggles T stop and behind Boston Police headquarters. At least one may have been arrested on the other side of Tremont, at Warwick and Hammond streets:

About 4 Staties, 3 undercovers, 2 helicopters, 1 Taser and a perp.

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.

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."