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Martin Luther King Boulevard

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 9:00 am
Evidence markers and cops on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports Boston Police responded to Martin Luther King Boulevard near Malcolm X Park on a ShotSpotter report of up to 18 rounds being fired around 9:50 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 11:37 am

Boston Police report arresting two Canton residents - already facing drug charges in Quincy - on gun charges after last night's Martin Luther King Boulevard volleys that sent one bullet into a Kensington Street living-room wall and left three streets strewn with a total of 32 shell casings. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/20 - 9:48 pm

Update: Two arrested on gun charges.

Police have recovered some 30 shell casings on either side of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Kensington Street from a hail of gunfire around 9:15 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/20 - 10:42 pm

BPD officers responding to reports of gunfire along Martin Luther King Boulevard around 10:25 p.m. found shells or shell casings on both Mayfair Street, on the south side of the street and on the basketball courts in Malcolm X Park on the north side.

By adamg - 7/22/20 - 1:29 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man after gunfire on Martin Luther King Boulevard near Malcolm X Park, and a series of chases that ended when he crashed his car on Mission Hill - and then failed to outrun officers when he tried to escape on foot. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/4/20 - 9:13 pm
Pickup truck on fire

Pickup on fire. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports that after the driver of a pickup truck sped away from an attempted traffic stop near BPD headquarters early this morning, officers pursuing him were told to stop chasing him, but the guy just kept going - until he apparently rolled over the pickup at MLK Boulevard and Warren Street, crashing into a traffic pole as the pickup burst into flames. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/17 - 7:29 pm

One in the back, one in the leg, around 7:25 p.m. on the basketball courts.

By adamg - 9/1/17 - 9:53 pm

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. near where the road passes Harold Street, between Humboldt and Walnut avenues. No reports yet of any people, cars or buildings hit.

By adamg - 7/6/17 - 12:05 am

Several shots fire, around 11:45 p.m. on Martin Luther King Boulevard near Washington Street.

By adamg - 6/30/17 - 1:03 am

Around 12:45 a.m. at 280 Martin Luther King Blvd.

By adamg - 7/30/16 - 10:43 pm

Shots fired around 10:30 p.m. at Humboldt Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard.

By adamg - 7/5/16 - 9:11 am

WBZ reports a man ran into an apartment-building courtyard at Humboldt Avenue and MLK Boulevard around 12:30 a.m. and opened fire, hitting three people. The Globe reports one victim is 14.

By adamg - 8/17/15 - 2:56 pm

Stanley Staco reports somebody opened fire outside the DCR pool at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Washington Street around 2:20 p.m.

The pool, part of the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex, was quickly evacuated.

Police have recovered evidence of at least five shots, one of which hit the Cass building.

By adamg - 4/20/11 - 12:14 pm

A pair of Boston Derby Dames give us a look around the Melnea Cass rink at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Washington Street, rehabbed with $4 million in state money.

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