Murder

By - 7/24/11 - 8:54 pm

Updated 8:30 p.m., Sunday.

Boston Police report finding Alessa Castellon, 21, shot to death around 3:05 a.m. at 50 Granger St.

Junior Fernandes, 22, of Dorchester, was arrested this afternoon on charges of murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Castellon, known to her friends as A Banga, is Dorchester's 16th murder victim this year (map).

Innocent, etc.... Read more

By - 7/8/11 - 9:56 am

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 11:20 p.m., Thursday at Mountain Avenue and Mascot Street in Dorchester. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 7/5/11 - 12:47 am

Updated Monday morning. Complete list and map of violent crimes over the weekend.

At least sixteen people were shot this holiday weekend, four fatally.

Boston Police report two men found in a car with gunshot wounds on Columbia Road near Wyola Place were declared dead. Photo of the scene.... Read more

By - 7/4/11 - 11:41 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim died.

AlertNewEngland reports a man was taken away from 60 Hollander St. in critical condition after being shot around 8 p.m.

By - 7/4/11 - 11:33 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report one of the victims has died.

AlertNewEngland reports three people were shot around 10 p.m. on Norton Street near Bowdoin Street.... Read more

By - 6/29/11 - 9:04 am

Boston Police report a man in his late 30s was found shot to death around 1:40 a.m. at 45 Olney St.

He's Boston's 21st murder victim this year.

By - 6/26/11 - 10:45 pm

Updated Monday afternoon.

Boston Police report a man was shot repeatedly around 9:20 p.m. outside 4 Sumner St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 6/26/11 - 3:25 pm

Boston Police a man who was shot around 11 p.m. on Saturday at Dearborn and Eustis streets in Roxbury managed to get himself to Boston Medical Center, but died not long after.

Police said the man, 21, had more than one gunshot wound.... Read more

By - 6/20/11 - 3:17 pm

Updated at 9:30 p.m.

Police are looking for a suspect who may have fired into a car on Blue Hill Avenue near Harvard Street, fatally wounding a man and injuring his female companion in front of a troubled building.

Boston Police report the two were shot around 2:40 p.m. outside 826 Blue Hill Ave., where police have conducted drug investigations in the past and... Read more

By - 6/17/11 - 9:22 pm

Boston Police report a man in his early 20s was shot to death around 8:45 p.m. at 453 Blue Hill Ave.

Blue Hill Avenue between Geneva and Devon and Warren Street from Blue Hill to Elm Hill were shut down as police hunt for a shooter, Stanley Staco reports.... Read more

By - 6/5/11 - 11:10 pm

UPDATED Monday.

Boston Police report two 23-year-old men were shot, one fatally, around 10:15 p.m. at 115 Brookway Rd. by the Archdale housing project.

The surviving victim was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital in critical condition, police say.

By - 5/31/11 - 10:51 pm

UPDATED, 6/1

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly before 10 p.m. at 113 Evans St. has died, aged 20. Stanley Staco tweets the man was shot in the head.... Read more

By - 5/31/11 - 9:58 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot and killed around 8 p.m. at Humphreys Street and Humphreys Place.... Read more

By - 5/30/11 - 8:19 pm

Boston Police report finding a man with a gunshot wound outside 29 Selden St. around 9:40 p.m., Sunday.

He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 5/30/11 - 8:10 pm

Boston Police report a man, 22, was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 10:15 p.m. Sunday at Itasca and Messinger streets in Mattapan.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 5/23/11 - 9:46 am

UPDATE: Teen arrested, charged with murder.

The Boston Fire Department reports a basement fire at 877 Saratoga St. claimed a life around 8 a.m. and sent a firefighter to the hospital with a back injury.

Boston fire inspectors and police homicide detectives are now on the scene of the fire, a two-story home.

Boston's last fatal fire was also in East Boston,... Read more

By - 5/15/11 - 9:28 am

UPDATE: Man arrested for murder of Andrew Wyman, claims self defense.

A man stabbed right outside Boston Medical Center around 8:20 a.m. was rushed into surgery there but died, Boston Police report. Police identified him only as a white male in his late 20s.

Stanley Staco reports the killer may have fled the scene at 784 Massachusetts Ave. in a white... Read more

By - 5/7/11 - 6:04 pm

Channel 4 reports a fight that pitted one guy against several others on the platform after 2 p.m. ended when he was shot and killed.

The Globe reports four men were taken out of 49 Savin Hill Ave. in handcuffs not long after.... Read more

By - 4/20/11 - 8:25 am

Boston Police report a man found shot in the head on Trull Street shortly after 1 a.m. has died.

The victim is described as black and about 23.... Read more

By - 3/26/11 - 10:41 pm

Boston Police report a 24-year-old man was shot around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday near 37 Ellington St.

He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Stanley Staco reports he was shot in the back.

The man, not identified by police, was Dorchester's fourth murder victim this year and the second in less than a week.... Read more

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