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By adamg - 11/16/20 - 10:15 pm
Bolivar Soto

Victim identified as Bolivar Soto, 20, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death at 18 Church Street between River and Hillis streets, shortly after 10 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/6/20 - 11:17 pm

Victim identified as Shawn Rae Hewson, 28, of Braintree.

Three men were shot on Centre Street at Creighton Street, one in the leg, around 11 p.m. Police found one victim down Centre at Walden street, the other about a block away from the shooting scene, on Sheridan Street. Read more.

By adamg - 11/4/20 - 9:55 am

Boston Police report the state medical examiner has concluded that David Drayton died on April 15 from complications stemming from a 1991 shooting that left him paralyzed. Read more.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 12:01 pm

Victim identified as Earl Mejia, 24, of Roxbury. GoFundMe page.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death at 18 Dunreath Terrace at Dunreath Street shortly after midnight. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 10/21/20 - 9:37 pm
Detectives examine evidence on Parker Street

Detectives examine evidence on Parker Street. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Augusta Carter, 45, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 950 Parker Street in Jamaica Plain around 6: 50 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2020.

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By adamg - 9/27/20 - 9:05 am

Update: Victim identified as Keenan Ritter, 28, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death at 16 Hubbardston Rd., off Savin Hill Avenue, in Dorchester around 1:15 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/18/20 - 9:57 pm

Victim identified as Dennis Mejia, 43, of Canton.

NBC Boston reports three people were shot on Hammond Street near Westminster Street around 7:45 p.m.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 10:24 pm

Victim identified as Wildeny Tejeda-Mejia, 24, of Lynn.

Boston Police report two men sitting in a car were shot outside 74 Decatur St. in the Bunker Hill housing complex shortly before 7:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/20 - 12:24 pm
Shooting scene

Part of the crime scene on Blue Hill Avenue. Photo by Live Boston.

Update, Sept. 22. Boston Police report the victim, Changa Toyloy, 41, died.

Live Boston reports a man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue at Ellington Street around 2:30 a.m., in the middle of what had turned into a large pre-Carnival block party even though Carnival itself had been canceled in May because of Covid-19. Read more.

By adamg - 8/27/20 - 8:41 am
Man in ambulance in Dorchester

Man about to be transported to the hospital. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as James Martin, 26.

Boston Police report a man was shot at 336 Adams St., at Neponset Avenue, around 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 8:37 pm
Dorany

Boston Police report arresting a Revere man on charges he killed a woman in a room at the Verb Hotel, 1271 Boylston St., on March 13. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/20 - 12:42 pm

Victim identified as Lovenson Pierre, 26, of Quincy.

Boston Police report a man was found shot at 4 Hazelton St., off Blue Hill Avenue, around 9 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 8/4/20 - 9:13 am
Suspect being taken into custody

A grinning suspect being taken into custody. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Victim identified as Michael Dezrick, 48.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed around midnight outside 1024 Massachusetts Ave. - a half mile from where another man was stabbed to death on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/20 - 9:19 pm

Update: Victim died, identified as John Ramsey, 25, of Dorchester.

A man driving on Ellington Street near Blue Hill Avenue was shot and then crashed into a wall at 632 Blue Hill Ave. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

Shell casings were recovered on Ellington Street.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report Damien R. Hughes, 27, was fatally stabbed outside 112 Southampton St. around 7:25 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 9:39 pm

Boston Police report Andronique Dos Santos, 23, of Dorchester, was shot to death at the Holiday Inn Express, 69 Boston St. in Dorchester, around 12:20 p.m. on July 22.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 7/29/20 - 11:36 pm

Victim identified as Jason Brandao, 28, of Dorchester.

Around 11:15 p.m. at 121 Adams Street at Leedsville Street. A man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A woman was also shot, but she is expected to survive, police say.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 7/26/20 - 1:58 pm

Victim identified as Sarbryon Loving, 39.

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. at 38 Erie St. in Dorchester. He was brought to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/20 - 1:33 pm

Victim identified as Amadou Jalloh, 28.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 2 a.m. at Sumner and Conrad streets. Somebody brought him to a local emergency room before officers arrived; he was declared dead there.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 7/19/20 - 4:51 pm

The teens, one 16, the other 17, were shot around 4:45 p.m. at 46 Wildwood St., on the Dorchester side of Morton Street. Boston Police report both were taken to local hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2020.

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