One Person Dead, One Seriously Wounded in Hyde Square Shooting

Boston Police confirm that one of the people shot Friday in Hyde Square is dead. Police were called to the area of Centre and Wyman just before 6 p.m. on Friday for reports of two people having been shot, according to spokespersons for the police. Officer Rachel McGuire later confirmed that one of the victims died. The other person has "life-threatening injuries" and was being treated at Boston Medical Center, McGuire said. For hours after the shooting nearby streets were blocked off as police investigated.

1,131 Views

Man in 30s Found Shot on Round Hill Street

Boston Police confirm a man was shot late Sunday night. He was taken to a local hospital with superficial wounds. It isn't clear exactly where the shooting took place. Police say they responded to 911 calls directing them to 1 Horan Way about 11:45 p.m. on Sunday. Officers found ballistics evidence in the 130-block of Heath Street, said Police Officer Stephen McNulty.

2,843 Views

Dean of Students at English, 55, Accused of Shooting Teen

The Rev. Shaun O. Harrison, who since fall has been dean of students at Jamaica Plain's English High School, is being arraigned Thursday in the shooting of a 17-year-old in Roxbury. Police say the teen suffered non life-threatening injuries in the 7:13 p.m. Tuesday shooting in the area of 100 Magazine St. Harrison lists on his LinkedIn profile that he has been dean of students at the school since October. According to multiple sources, including CBS Boston, Harrison has been fired from Boston Public Schools.

1,018 Views
Emergency crews on Asticou Road on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

UPDATED: New Details Emerge in Forest Hills Station Shooting

The 18-year-old men Transit Police arrested in Monday's "senseless act of violence" at Forest Hills Station that left two bystanders wounded were in court Thursday. Prosecutors on Thursday morning reported that Reginald Price of Jamaica Plain and Nicholas Bootman of Dorchester were charged with armed assault with intent to murder. However by Thursday afternoon, a more specific set of charges had been leveled: Assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over age 60, assault and battery on a person over age 60 causing serious bodily injury, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building. Although police collared the pair on Monday, police withheld their names until the two were in court Thursday. The judge put Price's bail at $50,000 while Bootman's was set at $25,000.

1,672 Views
Emergency crews on Asticou Road on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Forest Hills Station Shootings: Bystander Hit in Back Will Live

Transit Police say a 62-year-old woman shot in the back during Monday's gunplay at busy Forest Hills Station will survive. "For that, we are truly thankful," wrote Lt. Richard Sullivan in an email to Jamaica Plain News. The woman hit in the back isn't believed to have been a target of the gunfire. Nor was a younger woman who was grazed in the back of the head when someone fired a series of shots from the 39 Bus exit back into the station at 2 p.m. Monday. 'Senseless Act of Violence'

Transit Police have stepped up patrols.

1,310 Views