By - 1/26/15 - 2:24 pm


Transit Police report two teens have been charged for a 2 p.m. fusillade that left one woman with life-threatening injuries and another with a fresh wound from where a bullet grazed her head.

Police say the woman with the more serious injuries, 60, did not realize she'd been shot when she developed sudden back pain. The other woman was running away from the... Read more

By - 1/26/15 - 7:28 am
Wanted in Jamaica Plain

Boston Police say this is the man who held up City Feed and Supply on Jan. 16 - and the man who also held up JP Auto Services, Metro PCS, and the JP Variety Store.

If he looks familar, contact detectives at 617-592-9266.

H/t Bibliotequetress.... Read more

By - 1/23/15 - 11:29 pm

Updated Saturday morning with additional info from police.

A party at Bromley Hall in the Bromley-Heath project ended in chaos around 11:15 p.m.with six people shot and other people injuring themselves just trying to escape.

Police report the gunshot victims were all between 18 and 22; five male. Most themselves fled; victims were found in other buildings in Bromley-Heath, at the Jackson Square T... Read more

By - 1/23/15 - 4:51 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men on gun charges after a wild chase down Gallivan Boulevard Thursday afternoon.

Police say officers were out looking for a particular guy with outstanding gun warrants shortly before 4 p.m. when they spotted him leave 28 Woodruff Way and get into a Ford Explorer. They followed the SUV as it went down Gallivan towards Neponset.

The vehicle initially

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By - 1/22/15 - 8:36 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man and a woman were shot around 7:30 p.m. at Ziegler and Bethune streets.

Officers arriving at the scene after an alert from the BPD ShotSpotter system did not find them there, however - they walked into a local hospital's emergency room, after being dropped off by somebody in a rental Hyundai riddled with apparently fresh bullet holes.... Read more

By - 1/22/15 - 7:27 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot repeatedly in the face and neck around 1:45 a.m. outside 19 Fenwood Rd., just down the street from where Dr. Michael Davidson was shot to death on Tuesday.

The homicide unit was summoned because of the severity of the victim's injuries. Police are looking for three guys in a newer Toyota who dropped the man... Read more

By - 1/21/15 - 5:32 pm

A 16-year-old already facing armed robbery and kidnapping charges for two incidents on Jan. 13 was arraigned yesterday on new charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and indecent assault and battery for incidents on Jan. 11 and 13, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

The teen, not named because of his age, had his bail increased from $1 million to $2 million due to the... Read more

By - 1/20/15 - 11:13 am

Update, 10:55 p.m. Davidson has died

Update, 8:30 p.m. WBZ identifies the doctor as Michael Davidson, a cardiac surgeon from Wellesley.

Update, 5:30 p.m: WCVB identifies the shooter as Stephen Pasceri of Millbury, whose mother had been a patient of the doctor before her death in November. Pasceri leaves his wife and four children.

Updated, 1:25 p.m.

A man walked into... Read more

By - 1/19/15 - 9:21 am

Police are looking for a guy spotted firing a gun into the air at Healy Field around 9 p.m. on Sunday. He's described as black, wore a puffy coat and carried a large, white plastic bag. He pedaled away on a BMX bike.

By - 1/17/15 - 10:35 am

Around 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block between Washington and Shawmut, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 1/16/15 - 7:41 pm reports City Feed and Supply on Boylston Street was held up this afternoon by a white guy in glasses with a gun.

This is the fourth such armed robbery in Jamaica Plain this month by a white guy in glasses with a gun.

Metro PCS store held up, 1/11.
JP Variety Store held up, 1/6.
JP Auto Services held... Read more

By - 1/16/15 - 7:25 am

Around 2:30 a.m. at W. Selden, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 1/12/15 - 6:06 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports the MetroPCS on Centre Street was held up at gunpoint on Sunday.

The suspect was described as a white guy in sunglasses - as was the suspect in robberies of JP Auto Services on Centre Street on Jan. 3 and JP Variety Store on South Street on Jan. 6.... Read more

By - 1/12/15 - 9:11 am

Melissa Palardy reports she heard multiple shots around 3:38 a.m. in the area of Essex Street. Another resident reports via e-mail hearing "a flurry of bullets, maybe 15 or so, from what sounds to be small handgun(s?) in three bursts."

Stanley Staco reports the gunfire was outside 81 Essex St. and that two cars were seen fleeing the scene in the direction... Read more

By - 1/9/15 - 6:08 pm

Police are searching for a group of young men they think may have shot out the rear window of an occupied car on Stonehurst Street near Hamilton around 6 p.m.

The driver, not injured, told police he saw the group of four or five approaching his car and, not liking the looks of things, began to drive away - only to have his window... Read more

By - 1/9/15 - 12:21 am

The scene on Harrishof. Photo by Ryan.

UPDATE: Victim identified as Alex DoSouto.

Stanley Staco and Boston EMS Incidents report four people in a car were shot around 10:45 p.m. on the 100 block of Harrishof Street.

Boston Police report a man, 24, was pronounced dead and a woman was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Two men were taken to local hospitals with less... Read more

By - 1/7/15 - 10:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old after a cop on a walking beat in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Johnston Road heard gunfire, then saw two guys running from the scene, around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday.

The officer pursued the suspects on foot, but to no avail. Responding officers canvassed the area and recovered two firearms, a black Berretta .40 caliber handgun and

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By - 1/5/15 - 2:45 pm

Boston Police report a traffic stop at Hyde Park Avenue and Cummins Highway in Roslindale on Sunday ended with the driver - already wanted by the feds for deportation - under arrest and two guns, ammunition, cocaine, heroin and peanut brittle headed for an evidence locker.

Police say officers on patrol around 11:45 a.m. ordered a driver to pull over to the curb because... Read more

By - 1/4/15 - 9:00 pm

Boston EMS Incidents reports a man was shot on Ridge Street around 7 p.m.

A nearby resident says police tape now surrounds 9 Ridge St., the home of Ruddys Pimentel, who was arrested in October after police say they found 5 1/2 pounds of marijuana there. At the time of his arrest, Pimentel had only been back in Roslindale for about a year... Read more

By - 1/4/15 - 4:06 pm

Police are investigating gunfire around 3:45 p.m. on Devon Street near Normandy. At least one of the rounds pierced the wall of an building on Stanwood Street and wound up in apartment there. There were no injuries.