Murder

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

By - 3/24/11 - 3:40 pm

Boston Police report an 18-year-old was gunned down around 3:10 p.m. at Norfolk and Whitman streets. Police did not identify him, but family and friends identified him last night as Kris McKinney.

Immediately following the shooting, police were looking for two black males in a red truck with New York plates.... Read more

By - 3/14/11 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report a teen, 18, was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 10:47 p.m. yesterday at 19 Groom St. in Dorchester, He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Tbe Dorchester Reporter reports the teen lived next door to Isaura Mendes, a peace activist who has lost two sons of her own to murder.... Read more

By - 3/2/11 - 6:26 am

Boston Police report two men were shot outside 285 Tremont St. around 2 a.m. Both got themselves to Boston Medical Center, where one died.

Two men were arrested following the shootings - additional gunfire inside a garage at 275 Tremont St. - but have not been charged with the murder. Andrew Flonory, 26, of Brockton and Joshua Hollis, 22, of Cambridge, were both charged... Read more

By - 2/25/11 - 5:11 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed to death around 10 a.m. today at 80 Ames Way in Franklin Field.

Cherry Clinton, 28, was arrested for what police say was a "domestic" murder. The victim, not identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Innocent, etc.

By - 2/8/11 - 8:12 am

21 Kenney St..

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, a woman in her 30s, was found with head trauma around 7:45 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.... Read more

By - 12/16/10 - 10:06 pm

Boston Police report a man, 21, was found with gunshot wounds around 4:15 p.m. at 48 Horadan Way. He was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 12/14/10 - 11:30 pm

Wild discrepancy between two sets of crime data released by the Boston Police Department.

Two weeks before year-end, Boston has seen a leveling or drop in most major crime categories throughout each neighborhood, when comparing 2010 to 2009 year to date figures.

What's disturbing is that the homicide level in the city has exploded more than 50%, rising from 46 to 73 murders, thus far.... Read more

By - 11/29/10 - 6:06 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot around 5:30 p.m. at 21 Crowell St. on the Dorchester/Mattapan line. The 36-year-old man was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

He is Dorchester's 30th murder victim this year (map).... Read more

By - 11/18/10 - 5:42 pm

UPDATE: The victim died; the alleged shooter was captured and is due for arraignment in Roxbury District Court.

Police have surrounded a building on Homestead Street between Walnut Avenue and Harold Street this afternoon, where they think somebody responsible for a shooting at Homestead and Walnut might be holed up. The homicide unit was summoned.

By - 11/11/10 - 8:15 am

Boston Police report a man, 35, was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 12:30 a.m. at 22 Fessenden St. in Mattapan. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 11/9/10 - 12:14 pm

Boston Police tweet a body was found this morning behind 63 Mascot St., directly across the street from where a teenager was shot to death on Sunday. The homicide unit is on scene.... Read more

By - 11/7/10 - 2:54 pm

Boston Police report finding a male in his late teens with a gunshot wound at 64 Mascot St. around 12:55 a.m. today. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

He is the second Dorchester teen shot to death in four days and Dorchester's 29th murder victim this year.... Read more

By - 11/7/10 - 9:50 am

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Boston Police report a 30-year-old man was stabbed at the Dearborn Liquor Store, 60 Dearborn St. around 8 p.m. on Saturday. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 11/4/10 - 4:25 pm

Boston Police report an 18-year-old was found shot around 1:20 p.m. at 34 Mallon Rd. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. AlertNewEngland reports the victim was shot in the chest.

He is Dorchester's 28th murder victim this year (Dorchester murder map).... Read more

By - 11/2/10 - 9:37 am

An argument on a 44 bus on Humboldt Avenue this morning ended in a fatal knife fight, according to the MBTA and the Boston Globe.

The Herald reports police are looking for four people who fled the bus.

The fight erupted around 9 a.m. as the bus neared the Trotter School, 135 Humboldt Ave. A nurse at the school rushed outside and... Read more

By - 10/31/10 - 2:21 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was shot at 1150 Harrison Ave. around 12:30 a.m. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 10/31/10 - 2:17 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his late 20s shot repeatedly at 60 Catawba St. around 9:40 a.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, pronounced dead.... Read more

By - 10/25/10 - 10:22 pm

Boston Police report a 30-year-old man was found shot at 481 Geneva Ave. around 8 p.m. The man was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The Herald reports he was shot in the throat.

The man is Boston's 58th murder victim this year - and the third since Saturday. He is the 26th murder victim this year... Read more

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