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.
Two people were injured in a brazen midday shooting outside of a market in Hyde Square on Wednesday. The shooting took place around 2:45 pm by the Pimentel Market at 340 Centre St. Multiple witnesses have said they heard up to six shots ring out. Boston Police arrived and found an injured female, and at first it was believed she was shot, but later at the hospital doctors said they thought she was hit by glass, said Boston Police District E-13 Captain John Greland, who addressed the media after the shooting. "And then a little while later after, a male got himself to the hospital...and he was shot.