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Timeline

2016
October 30

Terrence Coleman – 31 Yrs. Old

Terrance Coleman
October 30, 2016 Terrence Coleman DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 31, Mentally Ill LOCATION 245 Shawmut Ave Boston, Massachusetts ARMED Disputed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Coleman’s mother said she called for an ambulance to take her son to the hospital after he refused to leave the front porch for two days. Authorities said Coleman was..Read More
October 12

Kirk Figueroa – 33 Yrs. Old

Kirk Figueroa – 33 Yrs. Old
October 12, 2016 Kirk Figueroa DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 33 LOCATION 136 Gladstone St Boston, Massachusetts ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Figueroa’s roommate called 911 after Figueroa allegedly threatened him with a knife. Figueroa, a local constable, opened fire when police responded, seriously wounding two officers, according to authorities. Officials said he..Read More
February 12

Peter Fanfan – 29 Yrs. Old

Peter Fanfan – 29 Yrs. Old
February 12, 2016 Peter Fanfan DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 29 LOCATION Stanwood St and Laredo St Boston, MA ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Police Department Name Fanfan was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said. Officers said they were responding to reports of a shooting nearby. STATUS Under Investigation Links Dorchester Reporter Boston..Read More
2015
June 19

Santos Laboy – 45 Yrs. Old

Santos Laboy – 45 Yrs. Old
June19, 2015 Santos Laboy DEMOGRAPHICS Latino Male, 45 LOCATION Charles River Esplanade Boston, Massachusetts ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Massachusetts State Police Laboy, who was wanted on unspecified warrants, allegedly ran from police before brandishing a knife at a Massachusetts state trooper and refusing commands to drop it. STATUS Under Investigation Links Boston Globe..Read More
June 2

Usaamah Abdullah Rahim – 26 yrs. old

Usaamah Rahim
June 2, 2015 Usaamah Abdullah Rahim DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 26 LOCATION 4600 Washington St Roslindale, Massachusetts ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department and FBI Usaamah Rahim was under surveillance by the Joint Terrorism Task Force and was approached by FBI & BPD while on his way to work. Officers say Rahim lunged..Read More
March 27

Angelo West – 41 yrs. old

Angelo West
March 27, 2015 Angelo West DEMOGRAPHICS Black Male, 41 LOCATION Humboldt Ave and Ruthven St Roxbury, Massachusetts ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Angelo “G-Low” West was stopped in a vehicle after being surveilled and followed by the Gang Squad of the BPD. Angelo West exited the vehicle and shot BPD Officer..Read More
2014
April 5

Remis M. Andrews – 38 yrs. old

Remis Andrews
April 5, 2014 Remis M. Andrews DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 38 LOCATION Massachusetts Avenue and Tremont Street Boston, MA ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Remis M. Andrews, 38, of Boston was shot and killed after allegedly lunging at officers with knives while they were attempting to arrest him. The shooting took place..Read More
2013
December 7

Darryl Dookhran – 20 yrs. old

Darryl Dookhran
December 7, 2013 Darryl Dookhran DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 20 LOCATION Geneva Avenue and Westville Street Dorchester, MA ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police 20-year-old Darryl Dookhran was killed Saturday December 7th, 2013 in the afternoon after two plainclothes BPD officers stopped him and 26-year-old Dorchester resident Christopher Murrain near Geneva Avenue and Westville..Read More
September 5

Denis Reynoso – 29 yrs. old

Denis Reynoso – 29 yrs. old
September 5, 2013 Denis Reynoso DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 29 LOCATION 115 O’Callaghan Way Lynn, MA ARMED Disputed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Police Department Name Veteran Reynoso was shot to death by a local officer in his own apartment, in front of his five-year-old son. Police had responded to a report of Reynoso acting erratically and..Read More
August 7

Roudy Hendricks – 21 Yrs. Old

Roudy Hendricks – 21 Yrs. Old
August 7, 2013 Roudy Hendricks DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 21 LOCATION Dorchester Avenue, near Shepton Street Boston, MA 02124 ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Police said two plainclothes officers were conducting a drug investigation at about 2 p.m., when they saw two men acting suspiciously. Police said when they approached, one of..Read More
June 2

Ross Baptista – 38 yrs. old

Ross Baptista – 38 yrs. old
June 2, 2013 Ross Baptista DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 38 LOCATION 76 Willowwood Street, Dorchester, MA ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 38-year old Ross Baptista of Dorchester was shot and killed by the Boston Police after they responded twice to reports of a shooting outside a house party on June 2, 2013...Read More
2012
August 21

Burrell Ramsey-White – 26 yrs. old

Burrell Ramsey White
August 21, 2012 Burrell Ramsey-White DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 26 LOCATION Tent City South End, Boston ARMED Disputed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 26-year-old man of Yarmouth Street shot and killed by Boston Police a block from his home on August 21, 2012. On August 21, 2012, 26-year-old Burrell Ramsey-White was shot and killed..Read More
2011
September 7

Mark Joseph McMullen – 44 Yrs. Old

Mark McMullen
September 7, 2011 Mark Joseph McMullen DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 44 LOCATION Rockland, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Boston Police shot and killed Mark McMullen after a chase beginning in Roxbury on Blue Hill Ave. continuing through Boston and onto I-93 which ended at Exit 14 off Route 3 South in..Read More
June 14

Tyrone Cummings – 25 Yrs. Old

Tyrone Cummings – 25 Yrs. Old
June 14, 2011 Tyrone Cummings DEMOGRAPHICS Race, Gender, Age, Metally Ill? LOCATION 22 Wentworth Terrace Dorchester, MA 02124 ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Police arrived at a domestic dispute call to find Cummings on the street. Police say Cummings pulled out a handgun while being frisked and pointed it at an..Read More
January 11

Eurie Stamps Sr. – 68 yrs. old

Eurie Stamps
 January 11, 2011 Eurie Stamps Sr. DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 68 LOCATION Framingham, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Framingham Police Department SWAT Team Retired 68-year-old bus MBTA mechanic was shot by a Framingham police officer during a drug raid at his home. According to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office it was an accident. The..Read More
2010
April 3

Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga – 19 yrs. old

Manuel DaVeiga
April 3, 2010 Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga DEMOGRAPHICS Cape Verdean, Male, 19 LOCATION Navillus Terrace Dorchester, MA ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 19 yrs. old Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga was shot by BPD in Dorchester, investigation ongoing. Suffolk DA and BPD say he exchanged fire with officers and was wounded before shot himself..Read More
2009
August 11

Joseph M. Ramos Jr. – 42 yrs. old

Joseph M. Ramos Jr. – 42 yrs. old
August 11, 2009 Joseph M. Ramos Jr. DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 42 LOCATION Dartmouth, MA ARMED Disputed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Dartmouth Police Department Born May, 5, 1967, Joseph M. Ramos, Jr. was killed by Dartmouth Police on Aug. 11, 2009. He was shot by Officer Jared White after becoming disoriented and wandering through his neighborhood..Read More
2007
November 21

Marquis Barker – 38 Yrs. Old

Marquis Barker
November 21, 2007 Marquis Barker DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 38, Mentally Ill LOCATION Morton St. & Norfolk St. Dorchester, MA ARMED Pellet Gun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 38 yr old Father of five, Suffolk County Jail Officer at Nashua for 18 yrs. was killed Wednesday Novemver 21st, 2007 by Boston Police at Walgreen’s..Read More
2005
October 3

Stanley Seney – 28 Yrs. Old

Stanley Seney – 28 Yrs. Old
October 3, 2005 Stanley Seney DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 28 LOCATION Theater District Boston, MA ARMED Handgun CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 28 yrs Old. Killed Oct. 3 2005 in the Theater District. Police shot and killed Seney, a 28-year-old murder suspect, in Boston’s Theater District in 2005 after he reportedly opened fire on..Read More
2004
July 2

Luis Gonzalez – 57 yrs. old

Luis Gonzalez – 57 yrs. old
July 2, 2004 Luis Gonzalez DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 57, Mentally Ill LOCATION 626 Tremont St. South End, MA ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Gonzalez, 57, who weighed no more than 110 pounds, was fatally shot inside the Tremont Street apartment he shared with his mentally retarded sister by two cops as..Read More
June 27

Bert W. Bowen – 40 yrs. old

Bert W. Bowen – 40 yrs. old
June 27, 2004 Bert W. Bowen DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male,  40 LOCATION Brookford / Blue Hill Ave. Roxbuey, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 40 yrs. old killed in Roxbury: Brookford/Blue Hill Ave The June 27 shooting angered the community because Bowen, 40, was shot three times (once in the back of the..Read More
January 31

Israel Vasquez-Roble – 56 Yrs. Old

Israel Vasquez-Roble – 56 Yrs. Old
January 31, 2004 Israel Vasquez-Roble DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 56 LOCATION 85 West Newton St. Boston, MA 02118 ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department, Alliance Security (Employed by Villa Victoria) A police officer fatally shot Vasquez-Robles as he was driving away from the Villa Victoria housing complex in the South End. Vasquez-Robles, who police..Read More
2002
September 25

Eveline Barros-Cepeda – 20 Yrs. Old

Eveline Barros-Cepeda – 20 Yrs. Old
September 25, 2002 Eveline Barros-Cepeda DEMOGRAPHICS Latina, Female, 25 LOCATION Boston, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Eveline Barros-Cepeda was shot to death by a Boston Police Officer. She was riding in the back seat of a car that police tried to stop after it ran a stoplight. The car allegedly..Read More
July 15

Daniel Furtado – 59 yrs. old

Daniel Furtado – 59 yrs. old
July 15, 2002 Daniel Furtado DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 59, Mentally Ill LOCATION Cambridge, MA ARMED Unknown CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Cambridge Police SWAT Team On July 15, 2002 Cambridge Police broke down the door of Daniel Furtado, and shot him dead in his home. He was accused of cutting a cable TV wire, a misdemeanor...Read More
July 2

LaVeta Jackson – 36 yrs. old

LaVeta Jackson – 36 yrs. old
July 2, 2002 LaVeta Jackson DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Female, 36, Mentally Ill LOCATION 124 Milton Avenue Boston, MA ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Police Department Name On July 2, 2002 Boston Police shot and killed LaVeta Jackson in her home. She suffered from mental illness. 3 officers fired 15-20 rounds. Police encountered a psychotic Jackson in..Read More
May 23

Nelson Santiago – 39 Yrs. Old

Nelson Santiago – 39 Yrs. Old
May 23, 2002 Nelson Santiago DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 39 LOCATION Roxbury, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department In May 2002, two officers shot and killed Nelson Santiago after he allegedly rammed a stolen car into their cruiser in Roxbury. Police shot an unarmed man to death as he drove a stolen car toward..Read More
February 12

Willie L. Murray Jr. – 37 Yrs. Old

Willie L. Murray Jr. – 37 Yrs. Old
February 12, 2002 Willie L. Murray Jr. DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 37 LOCATION Crawford St. Roxbury, MA ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 37 yrs old killed in Roxbury, Crawford St. February 12th, 2002 by BPD officer Shawn West (Black Cop) According to the Boston Globe, “For the first time in more than a decade,..Read More
2001
July 15

Rene Romain – 19 Yrs. Old

Rene Romain – 19 Yrs. Old
July 15, 2001 Rene Romain DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 19 LOCATION Mattapan T Station Boston, MA ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department A Boston Globe article reported that a the mother of a Mattapan teenager, after seeing the medical report on her son, claims he was shot in the back last summer without..Read More
May 29

Jose Pineda – 31 yrs. old

Jose Pineda – 31 yrs. old
May 29, 2001 Jose Pineda DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 31, Mentally Ill LOCATION East Boston ARMED Knife CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Police Department Name Jose Pineda, a Salvadoran immigrant who was shot and killed by plaintclothes Boston Police in East Boston. An officer shot Pineda, 31, after he stabbed a plainclothes detective in the leg in..Read More
2000
December 27

Ricky Bodden – 29 yrs. old

Ricky Bodden – 29 yrs. old
December 27, 2000 Ricky Bodden DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 29 LOCATION Roxbury, Boston ARMED Disputed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Deparment Shot in the back of the neck by officer Kyle Wilcox on Dec. 27 in a Roxbury park. Boston Municipal Police officer fired at 29-year-old Ricky Bodden of Dorchester. The shooting occurred after Bodden allegedly..Read More
November 27

Carlos M. Garcia – 27 yrs. old

Carlos M. Garcia – 27 yrs. old
November 27, 2000 Carlos M. Garcia DEMOGRAPHICS Latino, Male, 27 LOCATION Boston ARMED Unknown CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Carlos M. Garcia, a 27 year old Puerto Rican father was shot in Dorchester on an early Sunday by Boston Police after a car chase in Boston. After a violent car chase in 2000..Read More
1994
March 14

Rev. Accelyne Williams – 75 yrs. old

Rev. Accelyne Williams – 75 yrs. old
March 24, 1994 Rev. Accelyne Williams DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 75 LOCATION Boston ARMED Unarmed or Weapon CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department SWAT Team Acting on a wrong address from a bad tip by an informant, the police conducted a no-knock raid on Retired Methodist minister Accelyne Williams’ Boston, MA apartment. The door was..Read More
1991
July 19

Christopher Rogers – 16 yrs. old

Christopher Rogers – 16 yrs. old
July 19, 1991 * Christopher Rogers DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 16 LOCATION Dorchester, Boston ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Shot and killed by Boston Police officer James Hall in Dorchester in July 1991. * The date of July 19, 1991 is the funeral date. Exact date of death is unknown currently. STATUS Manslaughter..Read More
1988
January 31

Donald Johnson – 18 yrs. old

Donald Johnson – 18 yrs. old
January 31, 1988 Donald Johnson DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 18 LOCATION Jamaica Plain, Boston ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Killed in Jamaica Plain. Donald Johnson was shot dead by police while he was driving a stolen bus. Boston Police shot and killed five suspects of non-violent crimes in 1988; Four of those five..Read More
1986
May 1

Vincent Mancuso – 18 Yrs. Old

Vincent Mancuso – 18 Yrs. Old
May 1986 * Vincent Mancuso DEMOGRAPHICS White, Male, 18 LOCATION Boston, MA ARMED Unarmed or Weapon CLASSIFICATION Shot, Died in Custody etc. POLICE DEPARTMENT Police Department Name Mancuso was shot in the back of the head by Boston Police officer Joseph Quinn after police said Mancuso stole a vehicle, led police on a short car..Read More
1983
September 1

Elijha Pate – 19 yrs. old

Elijha Pate – 19 yrs. old
September 1, 1983* Elijha Pate DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 19 LOCATION Haviland St. Back Bay, Boston ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Shot and killed by Boston Police officers in Back Bay in September 1983. * In the case of unknown exact dates of death we will use either the 1st of the..Read More
1980
July 1

Levi Hart – 14 yrs. old

Levi Hart – 14 yrs. old
July 1, 1980 * Levi Hart DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 14 LOCATION Roxbury, Boston ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department 14 yrs old killed in Roxbury 1981 by BPD Officer Richard Borque Levi Hart, a 14-year-old African American youth from Roxbury, Mass., was killed in a police chase. Hart, and two other Roxbury youths..Read More
1975
January 29

James Bowden – 25 Yrs. Old

James Bowden – 25 Yrs. Old
January 29, 1975 James Bowden DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 25 LOCATION Location Address ARMED Unarmed CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department In January 1975 two white undercover Boston police officers gunned down an innocent black man at the Mission Hill housing project, and then were accused along with other Boston police in a bungled scheme..Read More
1973
March 1

Nathaniel Smith – 15 yrs. old

Nathaniel Smith – 15 yrs. old
March 1, 1973 * Nathaniel Smith DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 15 LOCATION Unknown ARMED Unknown CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Shot and killed by Boston patrolman Thomas Clifford in March 1973. * In the case of unknown exact dates of death we will use either the 1st of the month or any publicized funeral..Read More
1972
June 1

Jackie Johnson – 16 yrs. old

Jackie Johnson – 16 yrs. old
 June 1, 1972 * Jackie Johnson DEMOGRAPHICS Black, Male, 16 LOCATION South End, Boston ARMED Unknown CLASSIFICATION Gunshot POLICE DEPARTMENT Boston Police Department Shot and killed by a Boston policeman in the South End in June 1972. * In the case of unknown exact dates of death we will use either the 1st of the..Read More