Around 6:45 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Cheney Street. Mike LaCrosse at WBZ reports one victim is 14 and expected to survive. The Boston Police Department reports the second victim, believed to be between 18 and 21, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
This is Boston's third murder in two days.
Violent crimes on 7/5 and 7/6 that UHub has covered (i.e., there could be even more incidents):
- 2:36 a.m. Man shot repeatedly, Homestead Street, Roxbury.
- 5:30 p.m. Man stabbed to death, Intervale Street, Dorchester.
- 11:42 p.m. Shots fired, nobody hit, MLK Boulevard, Roxbury.
- 12:25 a.m. Person shot, Cushing Avenue, Dorchester.
- 4:30 a.m. Woman beaten, kidnapped, Hyde Park.
- 9:30 a.m. 18-year-old stabbed to death, Dudley Square, Roxbury.
- 11 a.m. Two shot, Uphams Corner.
- 12:36 p.m. Shots fired on Ruggles Street, Roxbury