Boston Police identified the victim who was found shot dead on Parker Street on March 5, and are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect. BPD District E-13 officers responded to a report for a well-being check-in of a resident of 940 Parker St. in Jamaica Plain. Upon arrival police found Orlando Watkins, 44, of Dorchester, suffering from gunshot wounds, who was pronounced dead on scene, according to BPDnews.com. Boston Police are investigating the shooting and encourage anyone with information to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470.
A 20-year-old Jamaica Plain resident has been identified as the victim in a Hyde Park shooting. Boston Police District E-18 responded to a call for shots fired around 10 pm on Nov. 16 in the area of 18 Church St. in Hyde Park. Upon arrival police found Bolivar Soto suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim of a Creighton Street shooting on Nov. 6 has been identified as a 28-year-old man from Boston. District E-13 Boston Police responded to a radio call for shots fired near 11 Creighton Street around 11 pm on Nov. 6. Officers located three individuals suffering from gunshot wounds, according to BPDnews.com.
A 26-year-old Roxbury man has been arrested in Brockton in the Oct. 21 shooting death of a victim who was found on Parker Street. The Boston Police Fugitive Unit, Brockton Police, and Massachusetts State Police made an onsite warrant arrest of Uhmari Bufford, 26, on Oct. 23, according to BPDnews.com. The warrant out of Roxbury District Court charges Bufford with murder, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, unlawful possession of ammunition, and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.
Boston Police are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found on Parker Street in Jamaica Plain. Officers from Boston Police District E-13 responded to a call for shot spotter activation in the area of 950 Parker St. around 6:51 pm on Wednesday. Upon arrival, officers saw a male in his mid-forties suffering from gunshot wounds, according to BPDnews.com. Boston EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died to his injuries.
A 24-year-old Jamaica Plain man has been identified as the victim from a Thursday night shooting on Centre Street. Boston Police responded to a shot spotter activation around 9:59 pm on May 21 in the area of 267 Centre St. Upon arrival police found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims, Dashawn Davis, 24, of Jamaica Plain, was later pronounced dead, according to BPDnews.com. The other victim was treated, and their injuries are not considering life threatening.
Three defendants were acquitted Tuesday on murder charges of a 28-year-old man who was shot dead while exiting the 7-Eleven on August 27, 2016. Amos Carrasquillo, 30, his girlfriend, Amanda Algarin, 28, and their associate, Julio Pizarro, 45, were acquitted after 11 days of deliberations, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. The DA's office said the prosecution was confident the jury fully and fairly weighed the evidence that they were provided. Carrasquillo was charged with first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in December 2016, after initially being arrested on an unrelated federal probation warrant. In 2016, Assistant DA Julie Higgins of the DA's Homicide Unit, said Carrasquillo and Kelly were known to each other, and Carrasquillo had allegedly "shown signs of hostility toward the victim in the days preceding the Aug.
Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced that the shooting death of a 23-year-old woman in her own Bickford Street home was the result of domestic violence on Nov. 19. On that evening Boston Police responded to a report of shots fired at 60 Bickford Street and found 23-year-old Lodimira DosSantos, shot and suffering from life-threatening injuries. She would later succumb to her injuries. Jose DosSantos, 32, who shared a last name with the victim, but were not married, was found dead from a gunshot wound, which was ruled self-inflicted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Boston Police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead, one person with life-threatening injuries and a third person stabbed in an apartment building on Bickford Street on late Monday afternoon. Around 5:45 pm, Boston Police responded to a report of a shooting at 60 Bickford St. Upon arrival one male in his 30s was found dead from a gunshot, a female in her 30s was also shot and transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Boston Police Officer Jamie Kenneally. A third male in his 30s was stabbed and transported with non-life-threatening injuries. Boston Police believe that three individuals knew each other and it is an isolated incident not related to other recent violence that has happened in the Jackson Square area, said Kenneally.
One female was shot on Tuesday afternoon in Jackson Square and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Boston Police responded to a report of a female victim shot around 3:11 pm at 265 Centre St., according to BPD Media Relations Officer David Estrada. The Mildred Hailey Apartments are located at 265 Centre St. Boston Police closed the streets nearby as detectives investigated the shooting. The MBTA also stopped running buses from Jackson Square, and were diverting bus riders to other stations. District 6 City Councilor Matt O'Malley was on scene after the shooting.