Thursday, May 23, 2013
A man believed to be involved in the May 7 fatal shooting of Steven Jones remains at large while his sister was arraigned this week on other charges, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.
The sister of a Charlestown man accused of fatally shooting another local man on May 7 was charged this week with intimidating potential witnesses. Jelaine Flores, 18, of Charlestown was arraigned Wednesday on two counts of witness intimidation and one count of making annoying or harassing phone calls, according to a press release from the office of Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley. Flores is the sister of Pablo Flores Jr., 20, who is named in a murder warrant in connection with the May 7 shooting death of Charlestown resident Steven Jones, 21, according to the DA’s office. Pablo Flores remains at large. Jones was fatally shot in the area of 92 Monument St. in Charlestown on Tuesday, May 7. The incident was reported at 10:…
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Boston Police are investigating an incident that occurred in Charlestown at around 10:18 p.m. Tuesday night.
Boston Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Monument Street that occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Police received a call at around 10:18 p.m. reporting that a person had been shot in the area of 92 Monument St. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed a black male lying on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound, a BPD public information officer said Wednesday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information was available about either the victim or the person or persons who may have shot him. The BPD spokesperson said it would likely be a day or two before the victim’s name is officially released. Anyone who may have information about this case is encouraged to call the Boston…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The incident was reported at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night.
UPDATE 8:52 a.m. Wednesday, May 8 A man shot on Monument Street late Tuesday night has apparently died, according to reports from the Boston Globe and other sources. Patch will confirm this information with police as soon as possible. ORIGINAL POST Boston Police responded to the area of 85 Monument St. in Charlestown Tuesday night, at around 10:30 p.m., for the report of shots fired, a department spokesman said. No information was available yet about whether anyone was injured or whether a suspect or suspects were in custody. At least one Twitter user was reporting from the police scanner that a man had been shot in the chest and stomach, but the BPD spokesman could not confirm that as of 10:45 p.m. Charlestown Patch will have more on the…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Police find pistol in the shooting victim's closet.
The victim of Tuesday’s shooting on Tufts Street has more than his wounds to worry about, according to a police report. After being shot multiple times, Christopher Freeman of 50 Tufts Street in Charlestown now faces charges for possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number along with failure to secure a firearm and improper possession of a firearm and ammunition. He previously faced drug charges as part of the Boston Police Department's "Operation Tourniquet." According to the report, Freeman lived in his girlfriend’s 50 Tufts Street apartment, where police returned Wednesday morning to investigate. The girlfriend told police that her three children slept in the apartment’s two bedrooms while she and Freeman slept in the …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Boston police ask that you call District A-1 detectives or the department's anonymous tip line.
Boston police are still seeking information in connection to Tuesday’s shooting incident on Tufts Street in Charlestown. On Thursday, the department still had no public description of the witness, but the department had confirmed other details of earlier reports. The victim, a 23-year-old man, suffered two gunshot wounds and was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The department asks that anyone with information on the incident call District A-1 detectives at (617) 343-4248. If you would like to contribute to the investigation anonymously, you can call the CrimeStoppers tip line at 1 (8000 494-TIPS or text ‘TIP’ to 27463.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
50 Tufts Street shooting sends one to the hospital.
Boston police and EMS responded to a reported shooting at 50 Tufts Street in Charlestown shortly before midnight Tuesday, according to police and scanner reports. According to scanner reports, the man was shot twice in the torso—once in the chest and once in the shoulder, according to some reports. Boston Police would not confirm that the man suffered two gunshot wounds, but said that his injuries were not life-threatening. The man was reportedly conscious when taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston Police did not name a suspect this morning, and did not report any arrests from the scene of the crime.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Sikhs from Boston, Somerville, Cambridge and Medford were trying to learn more about the circumstances of a deadly shooting in Wisconsin, according to a leader in the Boston Sikh community.
Members of the Greater Boston Sikh community were condemning a Sunday shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left at least seven people dead. At the same time, the local Sikh community was trying to learn more information about the circumstances of the shooting. Darfhan Singh, secretary of a gurdwara—a Sikh place of worship—that recently moved from Somerville to Everett, said members of the Boston Sikh community are "listening to the television and radio" in an attempt to learn more about what happened. "The investigation is going on," said Singh, cautioning against jumping to conclusions. Although Singh, who was visiting North Carolina Sunday when news of the shooting broke, did not know anyone in the Oak Creek, Wis., area, where …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Woman remains in critical, but stable condition, according to authorities.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
With a survey on the year's crime rates.
We know that it can be easy to fall behind on the news. If you’ve fallen behind this week, here are five stories we think you should look at: 40 Warren hearing comes to no decision: After a sometimes-contentious night that included raised voices, a malfunctioning projector and an egg timer, the Charlestown Neighborhood Council arrived at the conclusion Thursday that it will make no recommendation on the proposed 40 Warren expansion project. Crime Rises in Charlestown in 2011: Charlestown was just one of two Boston neighborhoods to see an increase in crime in 2011 with an 11 percent jump over 2010. District E-18, serving Hyde Park, saw a one percent increase in crime, while each of Boston’s other neighborhoods saw decreases of up to 15 …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Department investigating potential connections as a matter of protocol.
This week’s shooting near the Bunker Hill Housing Projects wasn’t the first in recent history. Bullets claimed the life of Anthony Worrell, 28, of Roxbury, near the intersection of Walford Way and McNulty Court on the last day of August, and Boston Police reported earlier this month that a man on Walford Way reported being fired at, though none of the bullets struck him. At this time, Boston Police Media Relations said the department has not reported a connection between the shootings, but said investigators are looking into it. The department assesses potential connections between shootings within close proximity together as a matter of protocol, the media relations department said. A representative of the Bunker Hill Housing Development …