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Woman murdered, man shot in Mattapan apartment complex

The Boston Police Department reports Rosanna Camilo, 34, was murdered in her apartment at 50 Fairlawn Ave. Her body was discovered around 3 p.m., Monday - as was her 1-year-old son, who was unharmed.

About four hours later, police responded to the parking lot at the other end of the complex, by Bismarck Street, where a man was shot several times. He is expected to survive.

Two women found shot to death

Boston Police report their bodies were found inside 50 Harlem St. Monday morning. No further details were available.

They are Dorchester's 24th and 25th murder victims this year (Dorchester and Mattapan murder map).

Man found stabbed to death in Uphams Corner

The body of a man in his 50s was found around 1 p.m. on Tuesday at 3 Virginia St., the Boston Police Department reports.

The man, stabbed several times, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. He is Dorchester's 23rd murder victim this year (map).

Neighbor shot to death on Nahant Avenue is mourned

Community mourns: The flags of Ireland and County Galway flew outside St. Mark's Church on Dorchester Ave. this morning after the funeral Mass for murder victim Ciaran Conneely. Photo by Pat TarantinoCommunity mourns: The flags of Ireland and County Galway flew outside St. Mark's Church on Dorchester Ave. this morning after the funeral Mass for murder victim Ciaran Conneely. Photo by Pat TarantinoThe murder of a 36- year-old man who was found shot to death on Nahant Avenue near Adams Corner early Monday morning has prompted renewed calls for police enforcement in that section of Dorchester, where gun violence is rare but not unprecedented. Boston Police are probing whether the murder is connected to an armed robbery that happened just a block away on Ashmont Street on Sunday night.

Ciaran O Conghaile (or Conneely), who is originally from the Aran Islands in County Galway, Ireland, died hours after a neighbor found him at 1 a.m. sprawled along the curb outside 20 Nahant Ave., just steps from his apartment. Conneely suffered from a single gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and died later in the morning, according to the Boston Police Department.  Read more

Man shot to death in Mattapan Square

The Boston Police Department reports a 22-year-old man died after being shot repeatedly around 11:45 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and Babson Street.

Two teens shot on Geneva Avenue; one dies

The Boston Police Department reports two teens, one 16, one 14, were found shot around 3:20 p.m. on Sunday outside 253 Geneva Ave.  Read more

Man shot to death on Abbot Street

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 9:20 p.m. Thursday at 15 Abbot St.

Police identified the victim only as black and 29. He is Dorchester's 20th murder victim this year (Map of murders in Dorchester and Mattapan).

Man shot to death on Fayston Street

The Boston Police Department reports finding a man, 26, with multiple gunshot wounds around 7 p.m., Saturday, at 11 Fayston St.

The man was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

He is Dorchester's 19th murder victim this year. Murders over the past year in Dorchester and Mattapan.

Man found shot to death in Mattapan

The Boston Police Department reports finding a man in his mid to late 20s with multiple gunshot wounds behind 18 Hosmer St., around 4:10 a.m. on Friday.

The victim was pronounced at the scene.

Mattapan and Dorchester murders over the past year.

Man stabbed to death on Sumner Street; arrest made

Boston Police report a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death around 12:10 a.m. at 92 Sumner St.

Lester James, 24, of Dorchester, was arrested this afternoon on a charge of murder, police say. He is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow in Dorchester District Court.

The victim, not identified by police, is Dorchester's 18th murder victim this year, but the first in August.

Dorchester/Mattapan murders over the past year.