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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.

Four shot at Franklin Field project, one dies

The Boston Police Department reports four men were shot around 12:20 a.m., Sunday, and that one died Sunday night.

Woman shot to death early Sunday; man arrested

Boston Police report finding Alessa Castellon, 21, shot to death around 3:05 a.m. at 50 Granger St.

Junior Fernandes, 22, of Dorchester, was arrested on charges of murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Castellon is Dorchester's 16th murder victim this year.

Man shot to death off Woodrow Avenue

The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 30s was found with multiple gunshot wounds around 11:20 p.m., Thursday at Mountain Avenue and Mascot Street.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police found evidence that at least 11 shots were fired.

Anybody with information can contact the homicide unit at (617) 343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling (800) 494-TIPS or texting the word TIP to CRIME (27463).

Bloody holiday weekend: Twelve shot, three dead

Deadly shooting on Columbia Road: Two people were shot to death in the car shown at left. Photo by Marcus DiPaola Deadly shooting on Columbia Road: Two people were shot to death in the car shown at left. Photo by Marcus DiPaola

The Boston Police Department is investigating at least twelve shootings over the holiday weekend in Dorchester and Mattapan, including a fatal double shooting on Columbia Road early Monday and a triple shooting Sunday night on Norton Street near Bowdoin Street that left one man dead.

Police report two people found in a car at Columbia Road and Wyola Place shortly after midnight, Monday, were pronounced dead.  Read more

Man shot to death on Olney Street

Olney Street Murder: Investigators inspect the crime scene outside 45 Olney Street. Photo for the Reporter by Marcus DiPaolaOlney Street Murder: Investigators inspect the crime scene outside 45 Olney Street. Photo for the Reporter by Marcus DiPaola

The Boston Police Department a man in his late 30s was found shot to death around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday at 45 Olney St.  Read more

Man dies after being shot repeatedly

The Boston Police Department reports a man, 35, was shot repeatedly around 9:20 p.m. on Sunday outside 4 Summer St.  Read more

Violence erupts over weekend, continues into new week

A holiday weekend that saw two men shot to death in Dorchester and Mattapan was followed Tuesday by two more shootings - one fatal - and a stabbing, the Boston Police Department reports.

The Boston Police Department reports a man was murdered around 8 p.m. at Humphreys Street and Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner.  Read more

Man shot to death

Boston Police report finding a man with a gunshot wound outside 29 Selden St. around 9:40 p.m., Sunday.

He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling (800) 494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).