The Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and MuckRock have copies of lots and lots of documents related to gun sales in the state. They're looking for help to look at them and uncover interesting stuff.
Henry's Market, 892 South St. in Roslindale, was held up around 9:30 p.m. by a man who showed a gun, took cash, then ran up South Street towards the parkway. Read more.
Boston Police report a man was shot at 42 Crawford St. in Roxbury around 4:30 p.m. Police say the man, in his late 20s, was found about a block away at 10 Howland St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. WFXT reports he was shot while sitting in a vehicle.
He is Boston's second murder victim in 2019.
Victim identified as Myssiah Pledger, 18.
WHDH reports three people were shot on Astoria Street in Mattapan around 12:30 a.m. Two drove away and were found on Dyer Street, one, shot in the head, dead. The other, shot in the leg, was taken to a local hospital. The third victim showed up at a local ER.
In the foot, on Washington Street around 7:15 p.m., Crime Hub reports.
Anybody who turns in a gun to BPD today will get a $100 Target gift card in a gun buyback to honor the memory of the children and teachers who died at Sandy Hook. Read more.
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