Man charged with trying to stab somebody to death in an Adams Street fight - while out on bail on a federal drug charge

The Boston Police Department reports arresting Danilo Soto, 26, of Brighton on a charges he repeatedly stabbed another man on Adams Street near Ronan Park around 6 a.m. on March 7.

On Feb. 7, a federal judge released Soto on $10,000 bond and under the condition he wear a GPS tracking device, following his arraignment in January that he and two other men conspired to traffic fentanyl and crack in Boston, according to federal court records.

According to Boston Police, officers responded to a report of a fight outside 108 Adams St. on the morning of March 7:

"On arrival, officers observed a large crowd that dispersed upon seeing officers. Many of the individuals entered motor vehicles and fled the scene, but officers were able to stop a motor vehicle being operated by the victim, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, but was later upgraded to stable condition.

"While on scene, officers observed a Hispanic male retreat to a white Jeep Grand Cherokee and subsequently flee the scene even as officers attempted to stop them. The male was later identified as the suspect, Danilo Soto. An additional male suspect, who was suffering from multiple contusions to his head was located in the area of the aforementioned location. The male suspect was identified as being involved in the altercation with the victim, kicking and punching the victim while the victim was on the ground."

Police say officers arrested Soto around 1 p.m. today at 354 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury. He is charged with assault with intent to murder and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

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