Boston Police are investigating a stabbing shortly after 9 p.m. near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Humboldt Avenue. The homicide unit was called in, just in case. Police are looking for a black male, in his mid-20s, who may have ridden away on a bicycle.
Shortly before 11 p.m. on Logan Way. Suspect is described as a black man, stocky, 5'6" and wearing a red cap and a red-striped shirt. He was seen fleeing toward Andrew Square and might be bleeding himself. Boston Police report the victim is expected to survive.
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:
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.
Derrick Bullock, 40, was arguing with his nephew, Curtis Cox, 43 (Ed. note: Yes, those ages are correct.) around 9:20 p.m. in the Blue Hill Avenue pizza place when he pulled out a knife and stabbed Cox in the neck. Cox was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he later died.
Bullock was ordered held on $50,000 bail on charges of aggravated assault and battery and armed assault with intent to murder, the DA's office reports, adding he will now be arraigned on a charge of murder.
Brian D'Amico reports firefighters responding to a fire on the fourth floor of 2 Fidelis Way around 9 a.m. had to deal with not only a dead person in the kitchen, but a second victim who began swinging a knife at them.
The Boston Fire Department reports one resident and two maintenance workers were taken to St. Elizabeth's for smoke inhalation and that police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are now investigating the fire and death.
Brian D'Amico reports State and Boston police flooded the area around the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line after a knife fight shortly after 4 p.m. - even as people nearby celebrated Boston's ties to the Dominican city of Bani in the annual Convite Banilejo. A State Police helicopter and K9 units were brought to the scene to look for a third suspect.
Brian D'Amico reports a man was stabbed around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Longwood Avenue and the Riverway. He managed to run away and get to the Longwood Green Line stop on the Brookline side of the Muddy River, where police found him and summoned EMTs for what they said were not life-threatening injuries. The robber, meanwhile, got away with nothing.
Boston Police report:
[The victim] was sitting on the logs listening to music and feeding the ducks when he was approached by the suspect. The victim stated the suspect demanded his iPhone and stated, "Give me your money and phone."
The victim stated he refused to give the suspect his belongings and the suspect stabbed him with a small knife.
The suspect is described as white, in his 30s, with a medium build.
A mother used her body as a shield to try to block a woman waving a large knife at her two young children in the West End yesterday - 19 years after the woman was acquitted by reason of insanity for repeatedly stabbing another mother in a Charlestown supermarket.
Suffolk County prosecutors say that Diane Huggins, 58, approached a 35-year-old Back Bay woman and her children, 1 and 4, as the trio walked along Thoreau Path around 2 p.m. yesterday - and then began swinging a large knife at the children. According to a statement by the Suffolk County District Attorney's office:
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.
An officer on detail for the Sandra Bullock movie - the one for which a trailer was smashed into by a T bus yesterday - helped capture a suspect.
Boston Police are investigating a stabbing around 4:30 p.m. at 116 Northampton St. that sent one teen to nearby Boston Medical Center. At least one suspect was quickly apprehended, but police are looking for other possible suspects.
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.
Boston Police report arresting a South Boston woman for an alleged case of domestic violence that sent a man to the hospital in serious condition yesterday afternoon.
Patricia Gibson, 49, is charged with stabbing a man around 4 p.m. at 288 E. 8 St., police say.
The victim, 44, is expected to survive, police say.
Updated Saturday morning.
Sara Kelly, 20, was arrested and charged with her murder, police say, adding the two "were known to each other."
The Herald reports another woman was taken into custody and that the victim leaves five children. Friends of her children identified her as Shannon McCormick.
McCormick is South Boston's fourth murder victim this year. On May 27, two people were stabbed to death and their Linsky Barry Court apartment set on fire. On April 16, a woman was stabbed to death on E. 7 St.
Boston Police report an altercation near the Garden after last night's game between some Celtics fans and some people wearing Heat clothing ended with one of the Heat fans stabbing one of the locals:
Officers were advised the incident occurred on Beverly Street alongside a fence which divides the Boston Garden property and Beverly Street. Officers spoke with witnesses who were leaving the Celtics game and walking to a friend's house and observed a group of 5-7 males and a few females were walking in their direction from the State Police Marine Base area. The groups became boisterous about the result of the Celtics game. The group including the suspect was wearing Miami Heat clothing. Witnesses stated to officers both groups started to argue loudly and the suspect brandished a large switch-blade style knife and assaulted the victim in the right thigh.
The victim was taken to Mass. General and is expected to survive, police say.
Boston Police report two 17-year-olds were stabbed around 9 p.m. on Saturday at 12 Castlegate Rd. Both were taken to Boston Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.
1202 Comm. Ave. just inbound from Harvard Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Police looking for two men, who may have made a point of stabbing the guy in both legs.
A man and a woman at K and E. 3rd streets around 12:15 a.m.
Alert New England reports somebody was stabbed in the throat by the Old State House entrance to the State Street T stop around 9 p.m. The T shut down the station to let police investigate the incident.
Christopher Baer tweeted not long after:
I saw a man holding a cloth to his throat getting into an ambulance outside State St. T station a few minutes ago.
Update: Suspect described as black male in 20s, in a black sweatshirt, dark jeans, black shoes and a black hat with a purple brim.