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By adamg - 6/30/20 - 9:40 pm

In the hip, around 9:30 p.m. on Elwyn Road near Park Street. Injuries not considered life threatening. At least seven rounds fired.

By adamg - 5/5/20 - 11:10 pm
Beretta handgun

The gun in question.

Boston Police report a coronavirus-related arrest for an incident outside the Citizens Bank branch at 569 Washington St. in Codman Square this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 10:31 pm
Recovered gun at shooting scene.

Gun found at scene. Photo by Live Boston

Twice in the leg, outside the KFC on Washington Street, across from Regina Road, around 6:10 p.m., Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 12:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and a woman early this morning that they say were in a Codman Square building they had no business being in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:50 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning. Read more.

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By adamg - 12/23/19 - 9:14 pm

WBZ interviews the owner of Billy’s Texas BBQ and Pizza, 530 Washington St., after it was hit with at least 19 bullets in gunfire that left left two men shot Sunday evening.

By adamg - 12/22/19 - 8:21 pm

Live Boston reports two people were found shot on Washington Street between Lyndhurst Street and Melville Avenue in Dorchester around 6:45 p.m.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 9:08 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Boston Licensing Board has denied the chain's request for a food-serving license for its proposed Codman Square outlet "with prejudice" after hearing from residents that the square already has more than enough greasy, fatty food in the form of McDonald's and KFC. The vote means Popeyes will have to wait at least a year before reapplying for a license there.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 1:33 pm

Correction: Denial without prejudice means the landlord doesn't have to wait a year to re-apply.

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday rejected a Dollar Tree store proposed for 493 Washington St. in Codman Square after aides to Mayor Walsh and City Councilor Andrea Campbell said that it could cause traffic problems and, besides, there's already a Dollar Tree a mile away on Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 9/29/19 - 2:10 pm
New England Avenue rendering

Architect's rendering of New England Avenue proposal.

The non-profit Codman Square Community Development Corp. has filed plans with the BPDA for a 23-unit apartment building on New England Avenue at Talbot Avenue and a 19-unit building two blocks away at Talbot Avenue and Spencer Street. Read more.

By adamg - 6/3/19 - 12:44 pm
Apinwall rendering

Architect's rendering of building after white hipsters move in.

A developer has proposed replacing a former nursing home on Aspinwall Road in Dorchester's Codman Square with a four-story, 34-unit condo building that would have 29 parking spaces in an underground garage. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 12:00 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Richard Frank, Jr., 47.

A man was fatally stabbed at 19 Tremlett St. around 10:45 p.m.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 11:48 pm

Boston Police report charging Zachary Stewart, 18, for unarmed robbery for the May 22 holdup of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 12:20 pm
Suspect in Codman Square bank robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police have released photos of a guy in a hoodie who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/19 - 10:31 pm

Boston Police report this time they're sure they have the man who murdered Jose Luis Phinn Williams as he worked at a Codman Square gas station on Oct. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/19 - 5:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dequell Golson, 26, of 472 Washington St. in Dorchester after officers with a search warrant found "a Bryco Jennings 9mm Firearm loaded with eleven rounds of live ammunition, a Colt MK IV Series 70 Firearm loaded with four rounds of live ammunition, six small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be heroin, three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be Fentanyl, and three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be crack" in his apartment. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old they say was carrying a loaded handgun in Codman Square yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/19 - 10:25 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly after 5 p.m. at 49 Withington St. in Codman Square. Both were taken to local hospitals, where one died and the other is expected to survive. Police recovered a gun at the scene.

This is Boston's fifth murder in 2019.

By adamg - 11/30/18 - 7:51 pm
Codman Square blocked off

Codman Square blocked off. Photo by Jarred Johnson.

Victim identified as Nervan Joshua Luc, 19.

A man was fatally shot in the head as he sat in a car on Norwell Street, near Washington Street around 7:10 p.m., according to NBC Boston.

However, PCFN reports police found his body, still in the car, about a mile away, at Talbot Avenue and Norfolk Street. This was right outside the Great Hall, where the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute and City Council President Andrea Campbell were leading "a community conversation on public safety issues" in Campbell's district. Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/18 - 3:58 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office has filed paperwork to end the prosecution of Kevin Williams for the murder of Jose Williams at a Washington Street gas station last month. Read more.

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