Boston and State Police are swarming the area from Boston Medical Center to Freeport Street in Dorchester, looking for evidence in a shooting spree that left one man dead and that ended with arrests after a chase down the Expressway.
The incident began shortly after 6:45, when three men started firing away where Mass. Ave., Melnea Cass Boulevard and Southampton Street come together. Boston Police report he was rushed to nearby Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
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.
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.
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 to survive.
UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim's name was Arthur Stewart.
UPDATE: 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 at Warren and Kearsarge streets around 2:45 p.m. when he was stabbed by another man also getting off the bus. The stop is a short walk from both the B-2 police station and Roxbury District Court.
Ironically, just yesterday, Barnes tweeted:
UPDATE: Police report a third woman died Monday.
A Mattapan man who allegedly stabbed his nephew inside the Mattapan House of Pizza Tuesday night will be charged with murder now that his relative has died, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.
Updated 3:30 p.m.
A dispute that went back more than a year ended in April at Talbot Avenue and Westcott Street after one combatant flashed a knife and the other got in his car and ran him down, prosecutors charge.
Boston Police report that officers investigating the sound of gunfire at Broad Street and Surface Road around 2:20 a.m. found a man with a gunshot wound a block away at Atlantic Avenue and High Street. The man was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.