By - 9/27/12 - 7:29 pm

Brian D'Amico reports two people were shot around 7:15 p.m. inside the Universal Barbershop and Salon at 436 Geneva Ave.. The dead victim was shot in the head; the woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.

By - 9/11/12 - 10:49 am

Boston Police report a 19-year-old was found shot outside 57 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester around 6:40 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died. Police do not believe there is a connection with another teen's murder about two hours later in Mattapan.

By - 9/10/12 - 11:29 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim's name was Arthur Stewart.

By - 8/31/12 - 9:22 am

UPDATE: Boston Police identified the victim as Deandre Townsend, 21.

Boston Police report a man shot around 1:06 a.m. on Southern Avenue was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died.

By - 8/15/12 - 3:05 pm

DrogbaUPDATE: 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:

By - 8/12/12 - 9:47 pm

UPDATE: Police report a third woman died Monday.

By - 8/12/12 - 11:29 am

Boston Police report four people were shot around 3 a.m. at 784 Canterbury St.

By - 8/5/12 - 4:03 pm


At least seven people, including a gunman shot by a police officer, have been killed in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Sunday, police said.

By - 8/2/12 - 9:18 pm

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.

By - 7/30/12 - 8:32 am

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.

By - 7/29/12 - 8:32 pm

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.

By - 7/26/12 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report finding a man with multiple gunshot wounds shortly before midnight at 67 Dakota St. The man, in his early 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 7/16/12 - 7:40 am

Boston Police report officers found three men in a car shot shortly after 2 a.m. at Shawmut Avenue and Herald Street. Two were pronounced dead at the scene, the third was taken to Tufts Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Police say witnesses saw gunfire coming from a gray "SUV style motor vehicle" with Rhode Island plates.

By - 7/10/12 - 3:05 pm

Boston Police report a fight in front of the Social Security office shortly before 2 p.m. ended with three people stabbed - one of them fatally. Friends tonight are identifying the murder victim as Lance Hartgrove, 15.

The other two victims are expected to survive; neither was older than 21.

By - 6/22/12 - 12:46 pm

Boston Police report a 19-year old found at Marion and Bennington streets shortly before midnight was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 6/15/12 - 9:47 pm

Updated Saturday morning.

A woman found with a stab wound at 242 E. 9 St., around 8:30 p.m. died after being taken to Boston Medical Center, Boston Police report.

Sara Kelly, 20, was arrested and charged with her murder, police say, adding the two "were known to each other."

By - 5/27/12 - 12:29 pm

UPDATE: Channel 5 reports the two were found with stab wounds.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters battling a one-alarm fire at the D Street housing project early this morning found the bodies of a man and a woman.

By - 5/25/12 - 3:09 pm

The Globe reports a man in his 20s was shot to death on Leyland Street Thursday night.

By - 4/28/12 - 3:20 pm

Boston Police report finding a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound on Tremont Street, midway between Stuart and Oak, around 2 a.m. He was taken around the corner to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.