Police and politicians answered questions about crime in a packed room at the Nate Smith House on Monday, July 21, 2014.

Overflow Crowd Quizzes Police Brass on JP Shootings

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.

Justin Hollingsworth, 22, of Boston

Suspect Identified in Shooting Outside Stony Brook T

Transit Police say Justin Hollingsworth, 22, of Boston, is responsible for shooting a young man in the leg outside Stony Brook Station. Police have taken out a warrant on Hollingsworth for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (gun) and other gun charges in the July 7 incident. Police are asking that if you know where he is, that you contact detectives at 617-222-1050. You can also send an anonymous tip to @873873. Transit Police say if you see Hollingsworth somewhere on the T, call 617-222-1212 or 911.


Stony Brook Station Shut for Shooting Investigation

A male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg outside Stony Brook T on Monday evening. He's expected to survive. Meanwhile, the station is closed. Subway riders are being asked to go to Jackson, where bus shuttles are available. #MBTA Orange Line: Bypassing Stony Brook due to police action, please exit at Jackson for shuttle bus service.

Police responding to Stony Brook T, Monday, July 7

UPDATED: Man Shot in Leg Outside Stony Brook T

UPDATE: The victim is a 23-year-old man, Transit Police report. >>>>>

Boston Police confirm a person was injured in the leg outside Stony Brook T on Monday night. An MBTA spokesman said it was a gunshot wound. David Estrada, spokesman for the police department, said shortly after the incident that a male suffered non life-threatening injuries at 96 Boylston St. The scene was active as of 8:20 p.m. Monday.

What one Hyde Square resident calls a "bike carcass" at Stony Brook T. Taken Thursday, May 29, 2014.

The Bike Carcasses of Stony Brook

Think that fancy U-lock is going to stop bike thieves? Wrong. Enterprising outlaws will strip your bike, leaving only the frame. It's a regular feature of the bike racks outside Stony Brook Station, points out Hyde Square resident John Sullivan. He calls them "bike carcasses" and says that's what happens if you leave your ride overnight outside a T stop.


Springtime Shadows at Stony Brook T

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Instagramer msmimmy, who composed this interesting view of a tree shadow stretching toward Stony Brook T.

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