Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 186 Northampton Street in Lower Roxbury

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At about 12:35 PM on Monday February 4, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 186 Northampton Street in Lower Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering life-threatening injuries was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Juan Morales, 32, of Fitchburg.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

 Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Mattapan Homicide

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Investigation Update: At about 9:54 AM on Sunday, February 3, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 60 Goodale Road in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced at the scene. Officers were able to identify the suspect who was located and taken into custody. The victim has since been identified as Jeudy Romero, 29-years-old, of West Roxbury.

Officers arrested John Patterson, 29-years-old, of Peabody. Patterson is charged with Murder and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling he CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

Death Investigation in the area of 186 Northampton Street in Lower Roxbury

 

At about 12:35 PM on Monday February 4, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 186 Northampton Street in Lower Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering life-threatening injuries was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

 Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Officers Arrest Male for Murder in Mattapan

 

At about 9:54 AM on Sunday, February 3, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 60 Goodale Road in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced at the scene. Officers were able to identify the suspect who was located and taken into custody.

Officers arrested John Patterson, 29-years-old, of Peabody. Patterson is charged with Murder and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling he CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 49 Withington Street in Dorchester

 

At about 5:11 PM on Saturday, January 26, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 49 Withington Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers observed two males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both males were transported to local hospitals, one with non-life-threatening injuries and the other with life-threatening injuries who was pronounced deceased. Officers were able to recover a firearm at the scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

 Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Officers Arrest Suspect for July 2018 Homicide in Roxbury

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At about 8:15 AM on Saturday, January 26, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 15 Faunce Road in Mattapan. Officers arrested Rashad Mezil, 27-years-old, of Mattapan for an outstanding warrant out of Suffolk Superior Court on the charge of Murder.

The facts of the original incident are as follows: At about 3:10 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Christian Rivera, 29-years-old, of Dorchester.

 

UPDATE: Officers Arrest Suspect for November 2018 Murder in Mattapan

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At about 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit took custody of Patrick Lys, 31-years-old, of Weymouth. Lys was arrested by Springfield Police Department and transported to Boston for an outstanding warrant out of Dorchester District Court on the charge of Murder. 

The facts of the original incident are as follows: At about 1:58 AM on Sunday, November 18, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 10 Westmore Road in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Korey Wornum-Parker, 28, of Roxbury.

 

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested and Victim Identified in Homicide in the area of 3100 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

 

UPDATE: At about 3:32 PM on Friday, January 18, 2019, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of 3100 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located two adult males suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals where they were treated for life threatening injuries. One of the victims later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Carl Reynolds, 28-years-old, of Roxbury

Further investigation led Homicide Detectives to seek an arrest warrant for Victor Rodriguez, 28 years old, of South Boston. Rodriguez, who is in police custody while receiving treatment for a gunshot wound, is charged with Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Subsequent Offense, and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 3100 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain

 

Death Investigation in the area of 3100 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain: At about 3:32pm, on Friday, January 18, 2019, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of 3100 Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located two adult males suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals where they were treated for life threatening injuries. One of the victims later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.    

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. 

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

BPD Homicide Detectives and District B-3 Detectives Charge Suspect Wanted in Connection to Non-Fatal Shooting in the Area of 12 Halborn Street in Mattapan

 

At about 11:06 PM, on Friday, January 11, 2019, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 12 Halborn Street. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his late thirties suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds. At the time of the incident the victim was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries but is expected to survive.

At about 10:30 AM, on Monday, January 14, 2019, District B-3 Detective’s arrested Danny Nunez, 26 of Hyde Park and charged him with Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.  Nunez will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.

Investigation Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

 

Investigation Update: At about 9:57 PM on Saturday January 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for an unknown medical emergency in the area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was declared deceased on scene. The victim has since been identified as Edward Mowring, 70, of Roxbury.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.

 

 

Death Investigation in the Area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

 

At about 9:57 PM on Saturday January 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for an unknown medical emergency in the area of 49 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was declared deceased on scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.

 

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 42 Crawford Street in Roxbury

 

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: At about 4:31 PM, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 42 Crawford Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a crime scene with ballistic evidence and subsequently located a male victim in his late 20s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Godfrey Hall, 28-years-old, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous. 

 

Fugitive Unit Arrests Suspect Wanted for Murder in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Stoughton 

UPDATE: As part of the May 15, 2018 homicide investigation in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Mattapan, officers arrested Jocelyn Vasquez, 32-years-old of Dorchester for the murder of 33-year-old Garfield Thomas. With the assistance of Stoughton Police, officers were able to locate the suspect in the area of 147 Seaver Street in Stoughton. Vasquez is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on a straight warrant for Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. 

The original facts of the investigation are as follows: At about 10:39 AM on Tuesday May 15, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 50 Evelyn Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim, who has since been identified as 33-year-old Garfield Thomas of Mattapan, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

 



UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: At about 12:35 AM on Friday, December 21, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim as since been identified as Joao Alves, 42-years-old, of Roxbury.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 7 Dyer Street in Dorchester

VICTIM IDENTIFIED: At about 12:34 AM on Wednesday, December 27, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a shot spotter notification in the area of Astoria Street. On arrival officers located numerous pieces of ballistic evidence. A short time later officers received another radio call for two males shot inside of a motor vehicle in the area of 7 Dyer Street. One male victim sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local area hospital. The other male victim was pronounced deceased on scene and has since been identified as Myssiah Pledger, 18-years-old, of Dorchester.  Officers received further notification of a third male shot who self-applied to a local area hospital with non- life-threatening injuries.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

 Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

Death Investigation in the area of 26 Torrey Street in Dorchester

 

At about 11:27 PM on Wednesday on August 1, 2018, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person down in the area of 26 Torrey Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim laying on the ground behind the address suffering from a head injury. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.

This week, the Medical Examiner’s Office ruled victim’s cause of death to be a gunshot wound and his manner of death to be homicide. The victim has since been identified as Trevis Catron, 23, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester: At about 7:06pm, on Friday, November 30, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave. On arrival, officers located a male victim inside a motor vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Nervan Joshua Luc, 19, of Boston.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

Death Investigation in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester

Death Investigation in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester: At about 7:06pm, on Friday, November 30, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim inside a motor vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.  

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford St in Jamaica Plain

UPDATE: Victims Identified and Causes of Death Determined in Death Investigation in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain: At about 5:45pm, on Monday, November 19, 2018, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 60 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, a 32-year-old male later identified as Jose Dos-Santos of Boston, was pronounced deceased at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, while a second victim, a 23-year-old female later identified as Lodimira Dos-Santos of Boston, was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries was pronounced deceased. As for the cause and manner of death, the Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the female’s death a homicide while the male’s death has been ruled a suicide. 

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.