Murder

By - 5/15/18 - 3:33 pm

Victim identified as Garfield Thomas, 33, of Mattapan.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 10:40 a.m. at 50 Evelyn St. in Mattapan. The man, believed to be in his 30s, was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

He is Boston's 20th murder victim in 2018.

By - 5/8/18 - 3:55 pm

Victim identified as Edward Sanchez of Worcester.

Boston Police report a man in his 50s was found stabbed at 112 Southampton St. shortly after noon. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 5/4/18 - 9:44 pm

UPDATE: One victim identified as Chris Joyce, 23, the second as Clayborn Blair, 58.

Two men were shot, one in the head, around 9:40 p.m. behind 277 Centre St., midway between the T stop and Bickford Street. Read more.

By - 4/28/18 - 10:37 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Dwayne Thomas, 34, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was found shot at 39 Hartford St., near Chamblet Street, around 2:45 a.m. The man, in his 30s, was declared dead at the scene, police say.

This is Boston's 16th murder in 2018; the eighth in Dorchester.

By - 4/11/18 - 8:51 am

Victim identified as Darryl Noles, 53.

Boston Police report a man in his 50s was fatally stabbed around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday at 10 Causeway St.

The victim is Boston's 15th murder victim this year.

By - 4/7/18 - 8:31 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Geraldo Lerouge, 27.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot at 38 Frazer St. in Hyde Park around 5:30 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 4/6/18 - 8:42 am

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Clevan Richards Jr., 22, of Randolph.

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot at 1 Costello Circle around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. WCVB reports he was shot in the head.

This is Boston's 13th murder this year.

By - 3/31/18 - 5:05 pm

A man was fatally shot around 4 p.m. on Evans Street, near Hopkins Street, Scott Eisen reports. Boston Police report the man was in his 30s and was declared dead at the scene.

This is Boston's 12th murder of the year.

By - 3/30/18 - 10:02 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Michael Ross, known to his friends as Pac Man. He was 34.

Boston Police report a man in his mid-30s was fatally shot at 120 Quincy St., near Dacia, around 9:10 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 3/25/18 - 1:01 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Anthony Young, 33.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed at 7 Cushing Ave. in Dorchester around 3 a.m. The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim is Boston's 10th murder victim this year.

By - 2/22/18 - 6:23 pm

VIOLENCE IN MUSIC
This is part of the problem.

1 As Deadly as Can Be Song by Necro
https://youtu.be/Xej4Oc3Lpco

2 Dead Body Disposal Song by Necro
https://genius.com/Necro-dead-body-disposal-lyrics

3 Stray Bullet
Song by Organized Konfusion
https://g.co/kgs/7pTzcD

By - 2/22/18 - 12:03 pm
Patterson way shooting scene

Crime scene. Photo by KMV.

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly after midnight at Patterson Way and Rev. Burke Street in the Old Colony development. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He is Boston's ninth murder victim in 2018.

By - 2/14/18 - 11:32 pm

Boston Police report a man, believed to be in his 30s, was fatally shot outside 102 Winthrop St. around 6:45 p.m. Read more.

By - 2/6/18 - 10:36 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Dwayne Nelson, 27, of Haverhill.

Boston EMS Incidents reports the man was shot at Norton and Bowdoin streets shortly before 8 p.m. and declared dead at the scene.

He is Boston's seventh murder victim this year.

By - 2/3/18 - 3:33 pm

Boston Police identify the victim as John Colon, 20, of Dorchester.

Two men were shot on Trull Street off Hancock around 1:50 p.m., Stanley Staco reports. Boston Police report one of the men, believed to be in his 20s, was shot multiple times and died at a local hospital.

This is the sixth Boston murder in 2018.

By - 1/31/18 - 10:44 pm
Scene of Roxbury murder

Murder scene. Photo by KMV.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 9:35 p.m. at 102 Brook Ave. KMV reports the man, believed to be in his 30s, was shot repeatedly as he sat in a car.

By - 1/14/18 - 5:35 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Chad O'Connor, 17.

Around 5:30 p.m. on Kenwood Street just off Washington. Boston Police report he was declared dead at the scene.

By - 1/13/18 - 9:42 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report one victim has died; the other is expected to survive. Both were in their 20s. NECN reports the victim was Jamal Bannister, 24.

Two men in a car were shot around 9:30 p.m. at Boylston and Gloucester streets, one repeatedly, according to Boston EMS Incidents. The homicide unit has been called in due to the severity of his injuries, Chargemyline reports.

Boylston is shut due to the investigation.

By - 1/11/18 - 5:13 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Shaquille Browder, 21.

Two people were shot in the parking lot of the Burger King at Columbia Road and Washington Street around 2 p.m., according to Boston EMS Incidents. One later died, Boston Police report.

Both that man and a second, found with non-fatal injuries, were in their early 20s, police say.

The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one victim's injuries. Read more.

By - 1/11/18 - 4:08 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Alexander Mervin, 22, of Revere.

Boston Police report a man in his early 20s was fatally shot at 31 Whittier St. around 1:45 p.m.

He is Boston's first murder victim this year.