Man charged with shooting five people this month, two with the help of his father, police say

UPDATE: Rice held in lieu of a total of $157,500 bail on charges related to the Dec. 20 shooting and his arrest; Clay held in lieu of $25,000 bail, but had his bail on a Plymouth County matter revoked, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man and his father for a double shooting on Mission Hill on Dec. 20 - and say the guy is a suspect in three more shootings in the area.

Police say Daiquan Rice, 23, of Roxbury and his father, Roderick Clay, 43, of Dorchester, fired on two men sitting in a car at Parker and Gurney streets around 5 p.m. Both victims were taken to local hospitals with non-fatal injuries.

The pair were picked up by detectives and gang-unit officers yesterday afternoon; both were charged with armed assault to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, police say. Dad faces higher potential penalties because he has three prior gun and drug convictions. Police add:

During the arrest of Rice, officers recovered a loaded Browning CZ-83 .380 caliber firearm that Rice discarded as he attempted to flee from officers in the area of 3091 Washington Street, Roxbury. ... Prior to transport, officers also recovered a medium bag of what appeared to be crack cocaine and a large quantity of money on Rice’s person; therefore, Rice is further charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs.

Police say that after picking them up, detectives figured out that Rice also fit the description of the shooter in two other incidents: A double shooting at 30 Annunciation Rd around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 and a single shooting at 260 Ruggles St. near Annunciation Road around 5:40 p.m. on Dec. 7.

All three victims suffered non-fatal injuries, police say.

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Thank God they are messy

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Thank God they are messy shooters. Please put these two idiots away for awhile and keep innocent kids a little bit safer.

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Good example

of BPD and community working together to get a couple of pieces of shit off the streets. Well done.

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Innocent until proven guilty.

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Innocent until proven guilty. Or does the law not work like that under the King trump era ?

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Perhaps anon would feel better

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If the comment was edited to "alleged pieces of shit." I mean, we don't have any proof that they are in fact figurative pieces of shit, just allegations that they worked together to shoot 6 people. And say they were involved with multiple shootings. Maybe other than that and the crack dealing they are really nice people who help old people bring their groceries home, which would balance out the shittiness of being trigger happy drug dealers.

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It should actually be

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It should actually be "innocent unless proven guilty." The word until implies that the conclusion is inevitable, only a matter of time; whereas unless implies an equal either/or condition.

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Considering they hold you

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Considering they hold you sometimes without a bail you are guilty until proven innocent

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It’s not why they hold people

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Dangerousness and threat of flight would be the only considerations. The jury is still to begin with the presumption of innocence.

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The gun is not a Browning. It

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The gun is not a Browning. It is a CZ-83 that is chambered in 9MM Browning, or what we call in the US .380 ACP. Pretty ironic actually, that a Czech company honors the name of the American inventor of the cartridge (John Moses Browning, probably the most prolific firearms designer in US history, who also brought us the legendary and ubiquitous 1911 pistol), while in the US we do not.

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Well.

This is some Darth Vader level father-son shit going on here.

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