Police identify victims in Mt. Ida triple murder
Boston Police recorded a total of four murders in two separate incidents Saturday and Sunday, including three in a single incident outside a house party on Meetinghouse Hill. Police reported finding two women and a man shot outside a party at 41 Mt. Ida Rd. around 4 on Sunday morning. All were rushed to Boston Medical Center, where all three were pronounced dead. On Monday, Boston Police released the names of the deceased. They are: Anthony Peoples, 19, of Boston; Shacora Gaines, 20, of Brockton and Chantal Palmer, 20, of Brockton.
Boston Police say that the investigation so far "suggests that there was an altercation prior to the incident." The police came to the scene after their Shotspotter sensors picked up the sounds of gunfire.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS or text 'TIP' to CRIME. The Boston Police will protect the identities of those who wish to be anonymous.
Around 8:05 p.m. on Saturday, police found a man with a gunshot wound inside 8 Ogden St. Okwudill Onujiogwie, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.