Boston Police report a man found lying on the ground outside 17 Winter St. in Downtown Crossing around 9 p.m. on March 17 has died, meaning that detectives are now looking for his murderers. Read more.
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West End man who left his apartment door unlocked murdered by New Yorker who snuck in, slashed his throat, ate some of his food, DA says
A Brooklyn man was arraigned today on charges he walked into an apartment at the West End Apartments last month and fatally slashed the throat of a 75-year-old man who often kept his door unlocked so neighbors and caretakers could check on him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Victim identified as Orlando Watkins, 44, of Dorchester.
Boston Police report a man was found dead of gunshot wounds at 940 Parker St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.
Victim identified as Jose Despeignes, 56, of Hyde Park.
Boston Police report a man was shot at 109 Weaver Way in Roxbury around 3:30 p.m. Read more.
Victim identified as Mario G. Santos, 21, of Dorchester.
Police found two men shot on Wilrose Street between Westwood Street and Puritan Avenue in Dorchester, around 7:40 p.m. Read more.
Victim identified as Diva Ayuso, 32, of Sharon.
Boston Police report a woman was found shot at 15 Fermoy Heights Ave. around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Victim identified as Terrell Banks, 37.
Boston Police report two men were shot at Tremont Street at Hammond Street around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.
Victim identified as Paris Quilter, 31, of Dorchester.
Boston Police report two men were shot at 21 Dewey St. in Dorchester around 8:10 p.m. on Monday. Read more.
Murder victim identified as Brianna Brown, 21.
Boston Police report two people were stabbed repeatedly at 5 Woodside Ave., off Washington Street in Jamaica Plain, shortly before 5 p.m. Read more.
Victim identified as Tyler Lawrence, 13, of Norwood. GoFundMe.
A teenager was murdered at Babson and Fremont streets in Mattapan around 11:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
This is Boston's second murder in 2023. The first was about a half mile away, on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square.
Victim identified as Jymaal Cox, 33 and a father of two, of Mattapan.
Boston Police report two men were shot, one fatally, at at 1601 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan, shortly before 6 a.m. Read more.
Victim identified as Michael Collins, Jr., 18, of Dorchester.
A man was shot in the head at Franklin Hill Avenue and Shandon Road in Dorchester around 11 p.m. Read more.
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16 Kensington St. in Roxbury around 11:20 p.m. on Thursday. Live Boston reports he was shot in the head and back. He was declared dead at the scene.
Police find dead person in 12th-floor Northampton Street apartment - and a live person who jumped out a window, but was saved
Victim identified as Jose Aponte.
Boston Police report officers called to do a well being check on a resident at 35 Northampton St. shortly after 8 p.m. last night eventually broke into the apartment when they got no response to their knocking and found a body. Read more.
Update: The shooting victim, Branden Barrett, 34, of South Weymouth, died several days later. Police are looking for his killer.
One person was shot outside Moxy on Tremont Street at Stuart Street around 9:10 p.m. The homicide unit and the DA's office were called in due to the seriousness of the shooting victim's injuries. Read more.
Victim identified as Elijah Pinckney, 35, of Dorchester.
A man was shot at Harvard and Paxton streets around 1:15 p.m. Boston Police report he was declared dead at the scene. Read more.
Victim identified as Edwin Pizarro, 48, of Mattapan.
Two people were shot on 10 Orlando St. near Almont Street in Mattapan around 9:15 p.m. Read more.
Victim identified as Jason Murray, 39, of South Boston.
A man was shot in the head at 9 Yarmouth Pl., off Yarmouth Street and Columbus Avenue in the South End, around 10:40 p.m. Read more.
Live Boston reports a man was shot to death in the Celebrity Cuts barbershop, 145 Washington St. in Dorchester, around 7:15 p.m. Read more.
Update: Victim identified as Christian Thistle-Kavanaugh, 21, of Dorchester.
A man was shot at 482 Geneva Ave., near Charles Street, shortly before 10:30 p.m. Boston Police report he was taken to a local hospital, where he died, in Boston's third murder of the weekend. Read more.
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