Guns

By - 3/27/15 - 11:05 am

Boston Police report a motorist who head a loud bang around 8:25 a.m. yesterday on Elizabeth Street in Mattapan, spotted a man standing over a gun - and then stopped to confront him.

The man, police say, stood up and ran towards Astoria Street, without the gun.

Officers observed a loaded black .40 caliber Glock firearm with a spent shell casing in the chamber

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By - 3/23/15 - 9:03 am

State Police report a Medford man pulled over by a trooper doing traffic duty on Alford Street Saturday night because his car's inspection sticker was expired turned out to be wanted on a variety of warrants and had a loaded gun in the car.

German Hernandez, 27, of Medford, also didn't have a valid license, State Police say, adding, "a fully-loaded 32 caliber Smith... Read more

By - 3/22/15 - 8:31 am

Boston Police report a man with a gun tried outrunning officers in Dorchester on Saturday but failed after slipping and falling twice.

According to police, Shamallah Jones, 19, of Dorchester, got out of a stolen car around 1:10 a.m. in the area of Woodrow and Ballou avenues:

Officers quickly observed him clutching at this waist area in such a way as if to

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By - 3/21/15 - 4:08 pm

Shortly before 4 p.m., somebody on Ruggles Street started firing a gun into the Annunciation project. Nobody was hit.

Police are looking for a black man, 25 to 30, clad all in black and carrying a black gun.

By - 3/20/15 - 5:38 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and seizing heroin, marijuana, an assault rifle and more than $10,000 in cash in a raid Thursday afternoon.

Police went into 14 Rosseter St. around 12:50 p.m. Among their items seized: 42 grams of heroin and 14 bags of pot.

Arrested: Damion Johnson, 23, of Dorchester, charged with trafficking heroin, second offense, distribution of heroin, possession of... Read more

By - 3/20/15 - 2:05 pm

Boston Police report a 17-year-old suspect in an armed robbery tried ditching his gun by tossing it as police closed in - which only meant an additional charge for the windshield cracked when the gun landed on it.

According to police, officers responding to a report of an armed robbery at Glenway and Bradshaw streets around 5:40 p.m. on Thursday were told the... Read more

By - 3/20/15 - 6:04 am

Cambridge Police report the gunfire occurred around 12:15 a.m. when police responded to a break-in report at Fifth and Gore streets.

According to police:

Upon arriving on scene, officers located a suspect outside of a vacant home currently under construction. The suspect immediately began to flee the scene on foot. Both officers gave chase. As one officer pursued the suspect on foot, the suspect

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By - 3/18/15 - 1:30 pm

Around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Humboldt Avenue and Hutchings Street. Police learned of the shooting when the victim showed up at a local emergency room.

By - 3/16/15 - 10:49 am
Rodriguez

Transit Police report arresting a Roxbury man on a charge of armed robbery for an incident around 2:15 p.m. on Saturday at the Roxbury Crossing Orange Line station.

According to police, Edgardo Rodriguez, 32, went up to two people buying CharlieTickets at a fare machine and asked them for some money.

The victims declined Rodruguez' request and he responded by lifting up his shirt

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By - 3/15/15 - 7:43 am

Stanley Staco reports two people were shot about 4 a.m. outside a house party on Lincoln Street One of the victims was found at the scene; the other showed up at Milton Hospital in a car with shot-out windows.

Boston Police report the man found on the ground, outside 23 Lincoln St., was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple gunshot... Read more

By - 3/14/15 - 10:12 pm

Police found the victim around 10:05 p.m. at Hyde Park Avenue at Greenwood, although it remains unclear if that's where he was shot. He was taken to a local hospital with an injury not considered life threatening.

By - 3/14/15 - 4:01 pm

UPDATE: Police identify the victim as Luis Ramos, 40. His friends knew him as Red.

Stanley Staco reports a person was shot repeatedly around 3:45 p.m. outside 571 Dudley St.

Boston Police reports he was in his late 30s and add:

Preliminary information indicates that the shooting may have been precipitated by a confrontation related to road rage.

Police are... Read more

By - 3/13/15 - 11:44 pm

Around 11:35 p.m. at Fremont and Babson streets. At least eight shots fired.

By - 3/13/15 - 9:28 pm

Police are investigating windows that were hit by gunfire around 9:20 p.m. at 1586 Columbus Ave.

By - 3/13/15 - 1:40 pm

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report arresting a Medford man on charges he and a pal held up a Chinese food-delivery guy at gunpoint around 1:20 p.m. outside 700 Beechmont St. - where the road ends and turns into a footpath to the other side of Grew Hill.

Wayne Mitchell, 19, of Medford, was one of two men sought for the robbery. Police... Read more

By - 3/12/15 - 8:41 pm

Boston Police report a food-delivery guy who went to 25 Regina Rd. last night was robbed.

According to the victim, no money was taken but the suspects did rob him of his food delivery order. The victim states that, although he didn’t see a firearm, one of the suspects motioned at his waist area in such a way as if to suggest he was

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By - 3/12/15 - 7:49 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 12:20 a.m. on Barry Street by somebody firing from an older-model black Lexus, last seen turning onto Quincy Street.

By - 3/10/15 - 11:25 pm

Boston Police report two separate food-delivery guys have been robbed at gunpoint in recent days at 25 Regina Rd.

In both cases - around 9:50 p.m. on Saturday and 10:40 p.m. yesterday - food-deliverers were met at either the front door or inside the three decker by two men in masks, who then proceeded to take all their money.

They're described as black,... Read more

By - 3/7/15 - 8:46 am

Boston Police report officers found a man shot around 2 a.m. outside 102 Dartmouth St. Stanley Staco reports the man was also robbed.

Police say they found a silver gun and a spent shell casing nearby. but did not find the two suspects, one a Hispanic man about 5'3" in a black hoodie and brandishing a knife, the other a white man with... Read more

By - 3/5/15 - 5:11 pm

A Roxbury minister paid by Boston Public Schools to offer anger-management classes to students was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail today on charges he shot a kid in the head over an alleged disagreement involving the minister's pot-dealing business, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Three men spotted coming out of Shaun Harrison's home after the shooting were also arraigned today, two... Read more

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