Police say officers initially arrived to investigate reports of shots fired
On arrival, officers observed a large group of partygoers leaving the area. Officers observed broken bottles on the ground outside and a window to the building damaged. Officers entered the building to conduct a... Read more
While inside the market, the victim stated to officers he got into a physical altercation. The victim stated that during the altercation he was stabbed by an unknown male.
Police say the victim is expected to survive the 7:30 p.m. stabbing.... Read more
Alert New England reports somebody was stabbed on the basketball court in the Southwest Corridor Park behind BPD headquarters this afternoon.
The suspect is described as a black or Hispanic male, about 6' tall and wearing a black North Face jacket, dark skinny jeans and black polo boots.
A fourth suspect remains at large, police say.
According to police, the four approached the man, showed a knife, pulled his hood over his face and then pushed him to the... Read more
Police say Ortiz went up to his victim and asked for some change:
The victim reported that when she declined the request, the suspect stated, "Give me your (explicit) cash." Officers were advised by victim she did not... Read more
Stanley Staco reports a brawl that started around 9:20 p.m. at Tremont and Parker streets spread down Malcolm X to Washington Street, where two people wound up stabbed before Boston and Transit Police moved in en masse and shut the street as they cleared fighters and investigated the stabbings.
The most seriously injured was a bouncer, in his 40s, who was trying to break up the brawl that led to the other six stabbings, police say. He's in... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man they say refused repeated demands to drop the butcher knife he was brandishing as he ambled down Washington Street around 5:45 p.m. yesterday:
Officer stated to the suspect, "Boston Police drop the knife." The suspect did not comply with the officer's request.
Due to the congestion in the area of Egleston Square and concern for the... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a Brighton man on charges he burst into a house around the corner from his and robbed one of its occupants at machete point.
A second man, who police say stabbed the occupant in the hand with a hypodermic needle, is still at large, police say.
According to police, the victim noticed several guys sitting on a wall across from... Read more
Boston Police report that a routine traffic stop of a driver who turned without signalling turned into an arrest for weapons and drug charges Friday night.
Police say one thing led to another and before long they were placing Dexter Winnie, 22, of Dorchester under arrest at School and Bradlee streets on charges of illegal possession of brass knuckles and a knife and... Read more
Tables quickly turned during a large brawl on Tremont Street Thursday afternoon when a man being puncked and kicked pulled out a knife and stabbed one of the people stomping him, Boston Police report.
Boston Police report finding a 29-year-old man with a stab wound inside a Union Park Street residence around 7:30 a.m. today. As they rushed the man to Boston Medical Center in critical condition, they charged Soren Capawanna, 26, with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police say the man is expected to survive the "domestic violence related stabbing."
Innocent, etc.... Read more
Jimmy Ammons's attorney acknowledges a struggle inside his apartment yesterday morning ended with a woman rushed to the hospital near death and Ammons fleeing to his mother's house in Dorchester.
But at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court today, Virgen Palermo said the reason the woman was in the apartment to begin with - and what the two were fighting about - could determine the... Read more
UPDATE: A source says the victim, a woman, is now expected to survive and that a man is in custody.
Somebody was stabbed shortly after noon in an apartment at 884 Cummins Highway and was rushed to Boston Medical Center. Homicide detectives were summoned to the scene - routine whenever there's a chance the victim might die. Police are looking for a 1998 Volvo... Read more
Boston Police report arresting Melvin Wright, 28, on charges he sent another man to Boston Medical Center with multiple life-threatening stab wounds shortly before midnight last night.
Wright, police say, stabbed another man repeatedly during a "verbal altercation" at 107 Devon St.
He was charged with assault with intent to murder and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
The Daily Free Press reports a man leaving Tavern in the Square around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday was set upon by another man who wanted his coat. A struggle ensued, the mugger whipped out a knife and stabbed the man in the left side before making off with his coat and wallet.
Boston Police report a homeless man busted his way into a Hammond Street dinner last night and was only subdued by guests and police after he managed to get into the knives in the kitchen.