Jamaica Plain News reports on a ceremony to rename the large apartment complex as the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments, in honor of the longtime tenant activist, who died in 2015.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Phillip Carrington, 51, of second-degree murder for the strangulation death of his former girlfriend in her 34 Heath St. apartment in 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Police aren't saying just what it was that ticked off members of the Bromley-Heath gang, but whatever their problem, the result was a brutal attack that sent a 20-year-old man inside the Green Briar Pub to nearby St. Elizabeth's Hospital on Jan. 24. Read more.
Around 3:45 p.m. inside 277 Centre St., one in the leg, one in the arm.
They are the victims of the latest in a string of violent incidents at Bromley-Heath and the stretch of Centre Street from Wyman to Lamartine.
Stanley Staco reports a man was shot in the arm shortly after 4 a.m. on Parker Street near the rotary.
Around 11:15 p.m. near Bucknam Street. A car and a tree were hit.
One a teen in the leg around 12:30 a.m. outside 26 Walden St.
Around 10:40 p.m. outside 154 Heath St. The bullet instead hit a window at a nearby building.
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.
Around 11:20 p.m. at 279 Centre St.
The suspect is a black man, about 6' and slim, wearing a dark hoodie, seen jumping into the passenger seat of a newer white Altima, which sped down Lamartine toward Stony Brook.
Police found shell casings on Chestnut Avenue, across Centre from where the victim was shot.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a wiretapped statement by an H-Block associate charged with murdering a young teen in a feud with the rival Heath Street gang can be used against him because H-Block is involved with the sort of "organized crime" for which state law allows wiretaps.
A Boston Juvenile Court judge today set bail of $250,000 for two teens charged with shooting a third at the Jamaica Plain housing complex yesterday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Should the younger of the two - 15 - somehow make bail, he still would be forced to remain in DYS custody, because Judge Paul Lewis also granted a request from prosecutors to revoke his earlier bail on open assault-and-battery and trespassing charges, the DA's office says.
UPDATE: Two suspects arrested, one at Huntington and South Huntington with a gun, the other at Parker and Alleghany, where Angie V. was able to watch the action (above) out her window.
AlertNewEngland reports a man was shot around 4:15 p.m. in the Bromley-Heath project. The initial report came in for Horan Way, but police found shell casings on Heath Street in what could be a gang-related shooting.
The suspects are described as two Hispanic males, both about 5'7." One wore a yellow hoodie, the other a black hoodie.
Police shut South Huntington Avenue and Heath Street for the investigation, which meant the T was ending E Line service at Brigham Circle.
Shortly before 10 p.m. No victim on the scene, but evidence of at least three shots fired - including a bullet that wound up inside 154 Heath St. A gun was also recovered.
A Braintree man associated with Jamaica Plain's Heath Street gang was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail today on charges he shot somebody on the home turf of the rival H-Block gang on Friday after he allegedly tried but failed to shoot somebody else on the same street the night before, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Prosecutors had asked for bail of $1 million for Paul Walrond, 22, of Braintree, at his arraignment today in Roxbury District Court. Judge David Weingarten set the lower amount.
UPDATE: Reactions from the DA's office and the victim's family in the comments below.
The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a new trial for Lamory Gray, ruling the Heath Street gang member got an unfair trial before he was convicted of murdering somebody he thought was a member of the rival H-Block gang in 2006.
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