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Man shot to death in Hyde Park

UPDATE: Victim identified as Geraldo Lerouge, 27.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot at 38 Frazer St. in Hyde Park around 5:30 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

WFXT reports the victim was sitting in his car when shot.

He is Boston's 14th murder victim this year; the first in Hyde Park.



Around 5:35 I heard the shots from Mattapan Station. 7 of of them.

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You wouldn't hear them from that distance... those were different shots you heard. You don't know the area

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Gunshots are loud, the sound really carries and it's like a mile from the shooting scene to Mattapan Square, so if the conditions were right, it's possible.

More important, of course, is that somebody's dead.

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Lived here my whole life and have worked here for more than 10 years. Tell me some more things you don’t know about me.

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You can get that Echo off the hollow River and it goes to MATTAPAN station. It's a chance. Hyde Park has a lot of Well to do family's who Own businesses oil company's gas stations construction companies so a lot of there kids and underlings feel the wind fall of cash and try to act like there balling but it's Really Daddy's money. FACTS

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What language are you speaking? Can you translate it into simple terms for simple me?

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How is it that difficult to understand the point of their message?

It is written in entirely comprehensible English, with just a few missing punctuation marks.

I am sure you could figure out the meaning if you also speak English.

I think you are trying to imply something sinister. Stop. Stop stirring discord. Not here.

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Hyde Park is not, nor has it ever been, a haven for the well to do. From 1868 onward it's been a place for the middle classes, ranging from lower middle class to comfortably middle class. Faces might change. Surnames might change. But in the end, it is a middle class community.

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Based on the map Frazer St is near Wood Ave. There is a gang called the Wood Ave gang. Wood Ave is near (or in depending on who you speak to) Mattapan. Near there they used to have a Mattapan zip code and then managed to get it changed to a Hyde Park zip code

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