File photo: Mayor walsh congratulates Dr Christine Ragbir for her community service award. She is joined by her sons.

Residents, Cops Thanked for Their Community Work at National Night Out

The annual National Night Out celebration in Egleston Square for 2015 honored people who don't get recognized or thanked enough for what they do for the community...both those in uniform and as well as neighborhood folks. Plenty of dignitaries were on hand. Mayor Marty Walsh and Police Commissioner William Evans joined the celebration - as well as City Councilor Matt O"Malley, State Representatives Jeffrey Sánchez and Liz Malia, District Attorney Dan Conley and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins.  All spent more than an hour with residents and civic leaders

The Jamaica Plain News was there and here are a few highlights.

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Still from video of Police Commissioners William Evans speaking in Jamaica Plain on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Commish Praises ‘Tremendous Restraint’ of Officers Not Returning Fire

At least one suspect in Wednesday's fatal shooting fired at pursuing police officers on the mid-day streets of Pondside. None of the cops returned fire. Two people, including the person who allegedly shot at police, were taken into custody. Police Commissioner William Evans praised their restraint in a post on the department's blog. “None of our officers were injured," Evans said, "but again used tremendous restraint and regard for the safety of the public when quickly reacting and detaining these two individuals.”

Boston Police Officer Neva Coakley said the incident took place about 10:32 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 891 Centre St.

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Scene of fatal shooting at 891 Centre St., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2105.

Man Dead, Cop Shot At, Two People in Custody in Centre Street Shooting

One man is dead and a police officer took fire but did not return it in an incident that has shut down Centre Street from Murray Circle to the Monument. Boston Police Officer Neva Coakley said the incident took place about 10:32 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 891 Centre St. An officer, who according to the Boston Herald heard the shot and went to investigate, saw one victim on the ground and confronted the suspects. The police officer was shot at but not hit. He did not fire his weapon, Coakley said.

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File Photo: Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, left, at an Aug. 25, 2014 press conference at Boston Police Headquarters.

Murder Charge Made in Death of Woman Who Worked With Children in JP

Prosecutors added a murder charge to gun charges already filed in the killing of Dawnn Jaffier. The 26-year-old woman, who worked at JP's Hennigan School as part of the Boys & Girls Club, died after being shot Saturday at a parade in Dorchester. On Monday, officials charged Keith Williams, 18, of Boston, with her shooting death. Jaffier was struck in the head, her father told media. She was at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Charlotte Street watching the J'ouvert Parade, which is part of the day-long Caribbean Carnival.

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