More than 100 residents packed a Lamartine Street community room to pepper top police officials with questions about Jamaica Plain's latest spike in violence.
The summer has seen three shootings at or near Stony Brook T:
- A young man was wounded at 178 School St.
- A young man was shot in the leg right outside Stony Brook T.
- One man was found dead and another wounded at School and Arcadia streets.
City Councilor Matt O'Malley, who represents JP, called for the community crime meeting. He recruited an array of top brass from the Boston Police Department and MBTA Transit Police, plus Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins. Politicians turned out as well, including Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz, D-Jamaica Plain, and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley.
Attendees in the stuffy, standing-room-only space at Nate Smith House on Lamartine Street Monday night asked a range of questions, from seeking details on the shootings to probing what youth programs police offer.
New Wrinkle in School Street Shooting
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