New lead in Lower Mills shooting

Lauren Dezenski
Nov. 20, 2014

Police are chasing a new lead in the Lower Mills shooting on Election Day that has puzzled both the community and investigators.

Police hope a newly identified motor vehicle that was near the CVS parking lot on Dorchester Avenue and Richmond Street will bring forth new information, Boston Police District C-11 Captain Richard Sexton said Thursday evening. Sexton was careful to note that it is not clear whether the vehicle is directly involved with the incident, but “it is something that police are looking into.”  Read more

Mid-morning shooting sends one to the hospital

A man sitting in a white Mercedes outside 57 Stoughton St. was shot around 10:40 a.m. on Friday.  Read more

Police hunt for gunman in Arbutus St. killing

Boston Police are still seeking the public's help in finding the gunman who shot and killed an Arbutus Street woman outside her home last Thursday evening. Deanna Watkins, 29, was shot several times around 7:40 p.m., just outside her home at 3 Arbutus Street.

Commissioner Ed Davis said this week that detectives have some leads in the case, but still are hoping for more tips to come in from the community.  Read more

Shootout probe leads to arrests in Savin Hill

Nearly a month after an evening shootout sent bullets buzzing through a typically peaceful Columbia-Savin Hill sidestreet, Boston Police returned to the scene last night and arrested two men while executing a search warrant.

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Residents speak out after shooting shakes their street

Residents of Nelson Street — a sidestreet off of Morton Street along the Dorchester and Mattapan border — are interviewed in this video about a shooting incident last Friday night that left them shaken, but unhurt. Bullets whizzed into two homes, including one where a dad was watching TV with his two young kids and their cousins.  Read more