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By adamg - 7/28/23 - 10:19 pm

Somebody began firing a gun shortly after 10:05 p.m. on Shawmut Avenue at Lenox Street. Nobody hit.

By adamg - 7/18/23 - 1:16 pm

Update: Board decides neither incident was foreseeable so no violation for either bar.

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday what to do about incidents at bars in the South End and East Boston in which patrons apparently looking for trouble found it. Read more.

By adamg - 7/13/23 - 9:34 pm

A man was shot in the leg in the area of 616 Shawmut Ave., next to Ramsay Park around 9:25 p.m.

A spent shell was found half a block away on Trotter Court.

By adamg - 7/7/23 - 12:56 pm

Boston Police report arresting a former Dorchester man now living in Brockton on charges he gunned down Hanser Abraham Moreta-Gonzalez, 26, on Shawmut Avenue across from Ramsay Park last September. Read more.

By adamg - 4/4/23 - 11:44 am

Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old from Dorchester in East Boston yesterday on charges he used a gun to murder Hanser Abraham Moreta-Gonzalez, 26, on Shawmut Avenue in Roxbury on Sept. 29. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 3:21 pm

Boston Police report gang-unit officers making a traffic stop on Shawmut Avenue inbound near Ramsay Park arrested the driver on gun charges after finding a "loaded 9mm Ruger LC9S handgun" in his car, around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/9/23 - 11:14 am
1033-1055 Washington St. rendering

Rendering by Elkus Manfredi.

The Druker Co. has filed plans with the BPDA to replace a vacant warehouse and a parking lot with a two-building, 588,000-square-foot life-sciences complex at 1033 Washington St. in the South End. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 8:34 pm
Shawmut crime scene

Shawmut crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Hanser Abraham Moreta-Gonzalez, 26.

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 625 Shawmut Ave. around 6:05 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2022.

By adamg - 5/15/21 - 10:33 am

Victim identified as Gerie Acevedo, 24, of the South End.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed at Shawmut Avenue and West Newton Street around 8:45 p.m. on Friday.

Boston murders in 2021.

By adamg - 3/10/21 - 9:38 am
Getting ready to film a bar scene for George Clooney movie

Michael Ratty caught the setting up at the Buttery on Shawmut Avenue this morning for filming a scene in George Clooney's movie about a kid who loses his father and bonds with the guy's at his uncle's Long Island bar before heading off to Harvard, um, Yale.

By adamg - 8/7/20 - 9:35 pm

A Lynn man already behind bars for a violent armed robbery in Brockton now faces charges for a shooting inside a Shawmut Avenue convenience store on July 14 in which the clerk was shot in the head even after handing money from the register, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/31/20 - 5:50 pm
300 Shawmut Ave.

Firefighters going up and in. Photo by Rob Colonna.

Boston firefighters are at 300 Shawmut Ave., at Waltham Street, for a fire on the fifth floor.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 9:21 am

WHDH interviews the owner of the M&R convenience store on Shawmut Avenue, where his employee, a recent immigrant from Bangladesh, who came here in search of an education was shot in the head Tuesday night.

By adamg - 7/14/20 - 9:56 pm

Victim identified as Tanjim Siam. GoFundMe page.

The victim was found unconscious inside a convenience store at 718 Shawmut Ave. at Williams Street around 9:10 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.

By adamg - 2/15/20 - 2:42 pm
Stars of David on Shawmut Avenue doors

From 311 this morning comes two reports of yellow Stars of David being spraypainted on front doors of residences on Shawmut Avenue between West Newton and West Concord streets.

I don't think there are non-nefarious reasons to spray stars of David...

By adamg - 10/18/19 - 10:23 pm

A car crashed into several other cars on Shawmut Avenue near Lenox Street shortly after 10 p.m. Several people suffered injuries; four cars were damaged enough to require tows. The driver fled on foot.

By adamg - 6/28/19 - 12:40 pm
Sign for Shawnut Avenue

An alert citizen looks up and files a 311 complaint about the two mistakes on the signs at the intersection of Shawmut Avenue and Williams Street in Roxbury - one a bit more obvious even to people not from immediately around there.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 9:06 am
Investigators at fire scene

Investigators at fire scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports firefighters responded to a report of a man on fire at East Berkeley Street and Shawmut this morning. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the second time in less than a month that a man has been found dead in an outisde fire in Boston. On May 18, a man's body was discovered on fire at the Franklin Park golf course.

By adamg - 11/6/18 - 7:21 pm

NBC Boston reports officials shut a polling place at the Haynes House, 735 Shawmut Ave. this afternoon after white powder spilled out of an absentee ballot.

Officials re-opened the polling place about 25 minutes later after determining the powder was baking soda.

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