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Mt. Pleasant Avenue

By adamg - 5/18/24 - 10:07 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 13-year-old after he returned to the Mr. Pleasant Play Area to retrieve the handgun with 10 loaded rounds somebody had left there Monday morning - along with another young teen and a Charlestown man. Read more.

By adamg - 5/2/22 - 9:18 am

Boston Police report officers responding to a ShotSpotter report Mt. Pleasant Avenue near Blue Hill Avenue Sunday afternoon ended up arresting a Roxbury man with a loaded gun a half mile away. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/21 - 11:10 pm

Multiple gunshots reported around 10:50 p.m. on Mt. Pleasant Avenue between Mt. Pleasant Terrace and Forest Street. At least two cars were hit in what might have been a gun battle.

By adamg - 10/4/20 - 12:46 pm
Ballistic dog at scene

Bullet-sniffing dog and handler on scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports at least four shots were fired on Mt. Pleasant Avenue at Fairland Street around 11:45 p.m. on Saturday. Nobody was hit.

By adamg - 7/2/20 - 10:06 pm

Victim identified as Xhavier Rico.

A 15-year-old was fatally shot in the chest at 39 Mt. Pleasant Ave. shortly before 10 p.m. . Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 8:25 am

Boston Police report that officers arriving to investigate gunfire in the area of Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Vine Street in Roxbury around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday couldn't help but notice the car idling and facing the wrong way, especially because it matched the description of a car witnesses had seen near the scene of the gunfire. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/17 - 11:33 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Damien Spencer, 36.

Boston Police report a man shot in the chest at 39 Mt. Pleasant Ave. around 11:30 p.m. died at a local hospital. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/17 - 9:28 pm

Around 9:25 p.m. at 42 Mt. Pleasant Ave.

By adamg - 12/27/16 - 11:15 am

Around 11:10 a.m. at 43 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Not considered life threatening.

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