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PD: Man Arrested in Fatal Boston Shooting



    1 Dead in Double Shooting in Roxbury

    A shootout in Roxbury left one man dead and another seriously hurt.

    (Published Friday, Jan. 18, 2019)

    Police have arrested a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting that left one person dead in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood on Friday.

    According to police, they arrested Victor Rodriguez, 28, of South Boston. He is in police custody while receiving treatment for a gunshot wound.

    Rodriguez is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm subsequent offense and unlawful possession of ammunition.

    It is unclear if he has an attorney.

    Sky Ranger Over Scene of Shooting in Jamaica Plain

    [NECN] Sky Ranger Over Scene of Shooting in Jamaica Plain

    NBC10 Boston Sky Ranger over the scene of a shooting in Jamaica Plain on Friday afternoon.

    (Published Friday, Jan. 18, 2019)

    The deadly shootout happened in the area of 3100 Washington Street near Jamaica Plain in the Egleston Square area. Police responded around 3:30 p.m. and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

    "I was just practicing my bass and then I heard gunshots," said neighbor Aidan Phipps.

    He wasn't the only one startled by the gunfire in the middle of the afternoon.

    "I heard like 12, pop, pop, pop," said Rosana Rivera, who was working on a woman's eyebrows inside the Latino Beauty Salon. "Suddenly, one of our clients came in and said, 'I was in an Uber car and all the back window was destroyed.' She said somebody came out of the bodega and [started] shooting next to the Uber, and she was crying and we tried to console her."

    Neither the passenger nor the Uber driver was injured, even though they were in the middle of the crossfire.

    Boston Police say two men got into an argument on Washington Street when they opened fire on each other.

    One stumbled into the Chauncey Liquor Mart.

    "He fell to the floor and he passed away," said clerk Jose Hernandez.

    Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said that man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Authorities have identified the victim as Carl Reynolds, 28, of Roxbury.

    The other man is in critical condition.

    Police said both of the guns used in the shootout were recovered at the scene.

    This is the city's fourth homicide of the new year.

    "This isn't some fantasy from a TV show where it's cool to carry guns," Gross said. "We're tired of this in Boston."

    Anyone with any information is asked to call police.

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